Common Knee
Conditions

Runner Knee

What is it?

Particularly common in runners, hence the name, it is also referred to as Patella-femoral Pain Syndrome. It is caused by musc

Symptoms

There is often a pain around and sometimes behind the patella (knee cap). The pain is usually of gradual onset. There may sometimes be a clicking sound on flexing (bending) or extending (straightening) the knee.

Treatments

Pull-on knee sleeve with patella donut to assist in improved patella tracking

• Where over pronation is present, the use of functional foot Orthotics to improve foot biomechanics and improve knee alignment is appropriate