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Don't let runner's knee slow you down

Don't let runner's knee slow you down

Originally Published: July 12, 2011
By Selene Yeager

Stay off the sidelines and in the game. Our espnW physical therapists dish out cutting edge advice for avoiding (and quickly rehabbing) common sports-related injuries.

The injury: Anterior knee pain, also known as "runner's knee," or more scientifically, patellofemoral pain syndrome. A variety of conditions can make the front of your hinges hurt. Most often the underlying culprits are malalignment of the kneecap, poor mechanics, muscle imbalances, general overuse and, in extreme cases, ...

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