06 Apr Runner’s Knee Treatment & FAQs
Here at the Caterham Chiropractic we are happy to provide treatment for people suffering from Runner’s Knee.
Runners knee, also known as Patellofemoral pain syndrome got it’s nickname due to the high amount of people that run have ended up suffering from it! The symptoms of the condition are seemingly from the back of the kneecap to the thigh bone. The pain can be mild and can develop into severe pain if untreated.
Treatment for Runners Knee
One of the best treatments for runners knee is laser therapy which we are happy to provide here at the Caterham Clinic. Laser treatment can rapidly speed up the recovery process of Runners Knee and is a highly recommended treatment option. This accompanied with muscle strengthening exercises is the best treatment and will have you back on the track in no time!
Who is more likely to suffer from Runners Knee and how to tell if i have it?
As the name suggests, if you’re a runner, you are more susceptible to Runner’s Knee! The main symptoms of Runners Knee are mild to severe knee pain, crepitus (noises when moving your knee joints) and giving way of the knee(s).
What can I do to relive pain from Runners Knee?
If you believe you are suffering with Runner’s Knee you should book in to see a chiropractic before the issue gets any worse. The best thing you can do once you start to feel any pain in to rest the affected area. With laser therapy and exercises that will strengthen the knee and legs, you will be back on your feet in no time.
In summery, if you spend a lot of time on your feet or running and are having concerns about runner’s knee being an issue for you, book yourself in for a consultation with one of our chiropractors at the Caterham Clinic. They will guide you though the process of fixing the issue and help you to rehabilitate to get you back on your feet.
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