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Any person that indulges in activities such as biking or walking that causes them to bend their knees a lot can get Runner's Knee. This condition causes pain near and around the kneecap. The pain can be especially severe when walking or squatting.
HOW IS RUNNER'S KNEE DIAGNOSED?
To diagnose runner's knee, the doctor will perform a thorough physical exam. He may also need tests that can let him look inside the joint, such as X-rays, MRIs, or CT scans.
HOW IS RUNNER'S KNEE TREATED?
In most cases Runner's Knee gets better with time and adequate rest. Home care like applying cold compress may ease the pain. It is important to rest the knee as much as possible for faster recovery. Wrapping the knee cap with an elastic bandage is a good way to support the knee. Stretching and strengthening exercises may help in strengthening the knee joint.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is very rare that Runner's Knee may need surgical treatment