5 Simple Ways to Help Improve Knee Pain in Runners

January 21, 2017  by Grant Burton Master of Physiotherapy; B.Ex.Sci
Between 19.4 to 79.3 percent of runners suffer from knee pain, making it one of the most common lower extremity injuries (1). When we suffer from knee pain one of the most common options for treatment is physiotherapy. Physiotherapists are trained to assess, examine, diagnose and treat knee pain to help patients return to running – efficiently and safely.

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In people who are or have been underweight their bone health may suffer as a consequence. This can lead to an increased risk of osteoporosis and stress fractures. On the other hand, during recovery from injury, adequate energy supply is required to ensure tissue repair can occur as quickly as possible.  Energy supply is also an important consideration for sports participation to ensure the best possible performance is achieved.Read More