What causes Knee Injuries?
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Runner's Knee/ Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Runners knee is the term given
to diffuse pain around the knee, under the kneecap, often with stiffness
under the knee joint. It is often related to too rapid increase
of mileage, tight hamstrings, and imbalances between the hamstrings
and quadriceps. Other physical structures that are often involved
- Knee capsule.
- Collateral ligaments.
- Patellar tendon.
Even the posterior knee is often
involved especially a muscle called the Popliteus. This muscle is
involved in the rotary stability of the knee.
The psoas muscle is also often
involved with knee problems. The psoas muscle is the primary hip
flexor. When the psoas muscle becomes shortened, fibrotic, or weakened
the quadriceps (Rectus Femoris) has to exert more force to make
the hip flex. This is a major (and often undiagnosed) cause of unresolved
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||How to increase your running performance
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