Runner's knee may be caused by a structural defect, or a certain way of walking or running. Other causes may include:
These are the most common symptoms of runner's knee:
The symptoms of runner's knee may look like other conditions and health problems. Always talk with your healthcare provider for a diagnosis.
Your healthcare provider will figure out the best treatment based on:
The best course of treatment for runner's knee is to stop running until you can run again without pain. Other treatment may include:
Preventing runner’s knee includes not overstressing your knees. You can do this by:
Stroke is a leading cause of death and a
leading cause of serious, long-term disability, according to the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA). The ASA reports that strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. Find out more about stroke by taking this quiz, based on information from the AHA and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).