Overview

Runner's knee is the common term used to describe any one of several conditions that cause pain around the kneecap (patella). These conditions include: anterior knee pain syndrome, patellofemoral malalignment, chondromalacia patella, and iliotibia...[read article]

Tests for Runner's Knee

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A joint X-ray takes images of your joints. It is used to detect joint problems.X-rays use small amounts of radiation to take pictures of bones, organs, and other st...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making a surgical incision. An MRI can be performed ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Knee arthroscopy is a technique used to diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert...  More
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Medical Procedures for Runner's Knee

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Pain Management
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Biomechanical Therapeutic Activity
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Surgical Procedures for Runner's Knee

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Realignment of Bone
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Knee arthroscopy is a technique used to diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Runner's Knee

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Runner's Knee

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Self Care for Runner's Knee

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Hamstring Stretching
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Quadriceps Exercises
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