Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) vs. Chondromalacia/Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

A patient recently asked "Hi Dr. Runco. I used to run 5 to 6 miles 3 times a week and now I can't even run 3 miles. My right knee starts hurting after mile #3. The pain stays there all day and disappears next day. I can't run distances anymore. I have been training so hard and I'm afraid I've horrib [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:37+00:00 February 19th, 2014|Running Injuries|0 Comments

Hip and Knee pain after Running

Hip and knee pain are common in runners.  When mild pain and discomfort turns to severe pain and pain AFTER running a bigger problem might be developing.  Runners often minimize their painful issue until it blows up on them. A patient recently asked, “After I run, I have pain in left hip and left kn [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:37+00:00 February 13th, 2014|Running Injuries|0 Comments