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Am getting knee pains after playing basketball n running..What's the best way to eliminate this pain.N?
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on the cause
Without an exam, difficult to tell you the exact cause, but common conditions for those 2 activities include patellar tendonitis and patellofemoral syndrome.
Quad stretching and quad strengthening, particularly of the vmo (search internet for demo) are a good start. An open patellar knee sleeve or a strap across the patellar tendon can help. Ensure your athletic shoes are up to date and customized.

In brief: Depends on the cause
Without an exam, difficult to tell you the exact cause, but common conditions for those 2 activities include patellar tendonitis and patellofemoral syndrome.
Quad stretching and quad strengthening, particularly of the vmo (search internet for demo) are a good start. An open patellar knee sleeve or a strap across the patellar tendon can help. Ensure your athletic shoes are up to date and customized.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. David Bailie
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Tough one
Pounding on hard courts is tough on the knees.
try ice and ibuprofen, conditioning and stretching. If that does not work, see an Ortho specialist

In brief: Tough one
Pounding on hard courts is tough on the knees.
try ice and ibuprofen, conditioning and stretching. If that does not work, see an Ortho specialist
Dr. David Bailie
Dr. David Bailie
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