Written by our Human Movement Specialists
Got Knee Pain?
No kneed to be afraid of knee pain.
Runner’s knee refers to pain that is related to the kneecap but isn’t limited running. Any activity that stresses the knee like squatting, going up or down stairs, and kneeling could cause discomfort, pain, or swelling around the kneecap. It can feel like the knee is catching, cracking or giving out.
Cause of Knee Pain
The cause of runner’s knee can be due to overuse, misalignment, partial dislocation of the kneecap, tight muscles or tendons. It's important to see a Health Care Professional to determine the root cause for the most successful treatment plan.
Treating of Knee Pain
Runner's knee can be treated using a WHOLEistic approach that consists of surface adaptation, program adaptation, strengthening, stretching, orthotics, knee bracing and proper shoes.