Runners Knee

Runner’s Knee, also known as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, is a common condition causing pain around the patella (kneecap). It’s often associated with overuse, misalignment, muscle imbalances, or injury and is particularly prevalent in runners and athletes who engage in high-impact activities

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                How To Help With Your Pain

    • Activity Modification: Reduce or temporarily avoid activities that worsen knee pain over a 7/10 pain scale. Engage in lower-impact but weight bearing exercises to maintain fitness.
    • Strengthening Exercises: Perform specific exercises to stretch and strengthen the calves, quadriceps, hamstrings, and hip muscles to improve knee alignment and reduce stress on the patella.
    • Icing: Apply ice packs for 15-20 minutes several times a day to reduce inflammation.

How Lincs Injury Can Help You

  • Professional Evaluation: Seeking medical attention allows for a professional evaluation to confirm the diagnosis and rule out other potential knee issues.
  • Prevent Progression: Early intervention can prevent the condition from worsening and causing long-term complications, such as cartilage damage or chronic pain.
  • Personalised Treatment Plan: Specific exercises, physical therapy, or lifestyle modifications to address Runner’s Knee and prevent recurrence.