How many of you wake up with sore grinding knees each morning? Have trouble getting up from a squatted position? Fear walking down hills and stairs because of the pain? Unable to drive for more than 20 minutes without stopping to straighten your knee?
You may be suffering from Runner’s Knee. This painful condition affects people of all ages and is one of the most disabling knee conditions around. It affects runners, walkers and sedentary persons.
Dull ache around the front of the knee (difficult to pinpoint)
Knees that crack when standing up
Pain with walking up and down stairs/hills
Pain that worsens with running
Constant need to straighten knee when seated
Your Sports Physician and Physiotherapists will prescribe treatment for the acute phase of the condition to help relieve pain and will (most importantly) look for the reasons that this occurred to stop it happening again.