Member Case Study: Below the Kneecap Pain

author : AMSSM
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photoSince my last marathon (October, 2007), the area below my right kneecap towards the outside of my leg (but not the ITB) aches every time I run, especially afterwards.

Member Case Study: Patello-Femoral Pain

author : AMSSM
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photoIt sounds like you have a very common condition that many runners and triathletes experience called patello-femoral pain syndrome. We have seen that runners with core weakness experience this.

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?

Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Syndrome

author : AMSSM
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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: Knee Pain from Marathon Training

author : AMSSM
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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.

Member Case Study: Right Knee Pain and Road Angle

author : AMSSM
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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.

Member Case Study: Knee Pain While Cycling

author : AMSSM
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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: Sore Tendon Behind the Knee

author : AMSSM
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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.

Member Case Study: Knee Pain?

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photoWhat can I do to solve this problem. I took a month off cycling to let it get back to normal, but as soon as I got back on the bike in the aero position, felt it.

Member Case Study: Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS).

author : AMSSM
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photoMy early (self) diagnosis was strained lateral ligaments, but I'm now wondering if it's an overuse injury affecting my ITB? Anyone have any experience in diagnosing this one?

Baker's Cyst on Knee - Member Case Study

author : AMSSM
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photoWell I have had a knee issue and it seems to be acting up again, Nobody has really been able to tell me what it is other then a Baker’s cyst.

Hamstring Tendinosis - Member Case Study

author : AMSSM
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photoFor a true hamstring tendinosis, stretching exercises should be extremely helpful. The important issue is when and how you stretch.

Patellofemoral Syndrome - Member Case Study

author : AMSSM
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photoWhen running, I experience pain in my right knee that is inferolateral patella and subpatellar. It can get quite sharp at times. How do I treat this?

Does Glucosamine/Chondroitin Help Joint Health? - Member Case Study

author : AMSSM
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photoSupplementing with glucosamine and chondroitin for joint health improvement for a member with a diagnosed chondromalacia patellar problem.

Knee Me – Felix’s Tale of Injury Recovery

author : Team BT
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photoIn their own words, triathletes give their take on the issue of the day. Today, Felix talks about how he recovered from the usually devastating ITBS injury.
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