What Causes that Clicking Sound in the Knee?

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photoThere are about three causes to the clicking sound in your knee, even if it doesn't hurt. Also included are some exercises to help alleviate the symptoms.

Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Syndrome

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photoThe symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and prevention of iliotibial band syndrome caused by excessive friction of the distal portion of the iliotibial band during activities like running.

Member Case Study: Sore Tendon Behind the Knee

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photoI have a marathon scheduled for Dec. 4th but I woke up this morning and the tendon on the back of my leg (behind the Knee) is really sore.

To Scope or Not to Scope the Knee

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photoShould you get arthroscopic surgery? Here are several knee problems that arthroscopy can help diagnose and even fix.

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) and ART Therapy

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photoDo you have iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS)? Thinking about having Active Release Techniques (ART) done? This article will address ITBS and how ART can help.

Knee Reconstruction Recovery and Training

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photoIn order to set yourself up for the best chance for a safe return to triathlon you should adhere to all your surgeon and physical therapist’s recommendations. Direct your energy into each rehab goal.

Stiff Knees

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photoI now find that after sitting for long periods of time during the day for two hours or so my knees are very stiff and weak when I then try to move them. Do I need to take better care of my knees?

Member Case Study: Acute and Chronic Patellar Tendonosis

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photoMy symptoms have been present off and on for almost two years. Is this a surgical problem, or should I just keep managing it for as long as I can?

Return to Triathlon after Torn Knee Ligaments

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photoA few weeks ago I tore the MCL and ACL in my right knee and the LCL in my left knee in an accident. Can I returned to triathlon? What would that entail?

Member Case Study: Knee Pain While Cycling

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photoThis month I upped my bike time a lot but at relatively low intensity and I started experiencing pain on the outside lower part of my knee. It did not affect anything other than cycling.

Member Case Study: Knee Pain from Marathon Training

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photoThe long runs, before your training was up to speed, likely started-up some overuse injury. Inflammation occurred in the front part of your knee where the extensor mechanism of your knee functions.

Knee Pain on Uneven Surface

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photoI can train for half marathons on pavement and on trails, but as soon as I change it up to gravel or loose dirt my knee swells and the pain it causes is unreal. Any ideas why this happens?

Do I Need Knee Surgery?

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photoI have several years of pain behind both kneecaps that I had diagnosed as chondromalacia, or patella femoral syndrome. Rest has helped, but I'm wondering if surgery offers a more full recovery.

ITBS: Using Foam Rollers

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photoI've got ITBS and foot issues and have been rolling it out with the foam roller. How long should I roll per session and how many sessions per day?

Member Case Study: Right Knee Pain and Road Angle

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photoWhen athletes have an imbalance, either due to core weakness or in this case uneven terrain, this can produce strain anywhere along the IT band, but most commonly along the outside of the knee.
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