Runners Knee

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What is Runners Knee or Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)?

What is it?  Runners Knee or Patella Femoral pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a common diagnosis given to runners suffering from pain in the front of their knee that is sharp and stabbing when they run.  It generally begins later in a run and quickly progresses to the point that it prevents running at all.  [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:19+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Biomechanics of Chondromalacia, Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) and Patella Tracking Errors

A patient recently asked “Hi I'm Santiago, an avid runner. I've done a few of your trail runs (which were awesome) and i follow dirt devils on face book and I have to say its awesome reading all the informative things you post. Thanks for that. I'm a Palm Springs native and so far all doctors are no [...]

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

Runners Knee

A 30-something year old male came to me complaining of bilateral knee pain while running.  He explained that he was training for his first Rock and Roll Half Marathon and had never done this before.  He said that so far he had lost 40 lbs!  His knees began having pain "all over and inside" during hi [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:56:19+00:00 May 23rd, 2012|Running Injuries|0 Comments