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I am experiencing knee pain, lower leg pain and knee stiffness. The following also describes me: Excessive running. What should I do?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Runs w knee/leg pain

May be tendonitis, IT band ( from hip to knee), patella mal-alignment,patellofemoral syndrome, shin splits / stress fracture.
Would check for patella alignment,meniscus, flat feet, check shoes that they are not worn, consider kinesiotape on knees, shins, ice, rest. Follow up with ortho/ podiatry as you have to take a break from running if stress /fracture or shin splits

In brief: Runs w knee/leg pain

May be tendonitis, IT band ( from hip to knee), patella mal-alignment,patellofemoral syndrome, shin splits / stress fracture.
Would check for patella alignment,meniscus, flat feet, check shoes that they are not worn, consider kinesiotape on knees, shins, ice, rest. Follow up with ortho/ podiatry as you have to take a break from running if stress /fracture or shin splits
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