runners knee

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run′ner's knee′


n.
pain under the kneecap or patella caused by wear of the cartilage in the knee, as in cycling or running.
[1980–85]
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Validation of outcome measures in patients with patellofemoral syndrome.
It strengthens the muscles surrounding the knee, making it an excellent choice on off days to better prepare runners for the heavy pounding of hard training days while staving off patellofemoral syndrome.
We also found evidence that an exercise-based multimodal program of care may be superior to structured patient education for persistent patellofemoral syndrome immediately post-intervention.
1,2,7,8-12) Hyperpronation has been associated with the development of conditions such as patellofemoral syndrome (PFS), retropatellar chondropathy (RPCP),6,13-16 flexor hallucis longus tendonitis, (7) Achilles tendonitis, (1,7,9,17,18) hallux valgus, and bunions, (2) all of which are among the most common injuries in dancers.
Among the conditions addressed are hyperkyphosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, patellofemoral syndrome, plantar fasciitis and tendinopathy.
Functional and EMG responses to a physical therapy treatment in patellofemoral syndrome patients.
This often results in "runner's knee", or patellofemoral syndrome, in which the shock absorbing cartilage on the back surface of the knee joint gradually wears away.
A year and a half ago I developed lateral knee pain and soon after was diagnosed with patellofemoral syndrome.
Treatment Options in Overuse Injuries of the Knee: Patellofemoral Syndrome, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, and Degenerative Meniscal Tears.
Most knee pain is caused by patellofemoral syndrome and osteoarthritis.