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Best Treatment and Prevention for Runner’s Knee

 

Want to know the 5 mistakes runners make to get rid of their knee pain?  These just may surprise you and you will certainly want to stop doing these after listening to this video.

 

In this deep dive training, I share with you the most common mistakes runners make when trying to get rid of Runner’s Knee or Patellofemoral Syndrome.

 

I also share with you how to tell if you have Runner’s Knee or IT Band Syndrome.  Then we talk about the best treatment and prevention for these conditions so you can keep doing what you love getting in those miles! 

 

These are the strategies that have helped thousands of runners I have had the pleasure of working with during my career as a running physical therapist and coach.  I hope they help you!

 

 

 

Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!

 

Watch the video from our Facebook Live by clicking the video below!

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Download your copy of the Ultimate Guide To Crushing Those Miles Without Knee Pain FREE e-book here!

 

Have you ever injured your knee before or had knee pain and you went to the doctor and they told you to stop running?  

 

Did you follow their recommendation, go to PT, go see a chiropractor, and then even after you took 4 weeks or even 8 weeks off from running the pain was still there?  

 

Have you been told that your only option at that point is a PRP injection?   

 

Kristi is just one of our SPARK winners from our Healthy Runner Coaching Program who has just accomplished some amazing things with her running and health.  Listen in to hear how Kristi went from running slow with knee pain to crushing her first marathon!

 

If you are a runner who is worried you may do long term damage to your knee but still want to maintain your connections and meet up with your mom groups,  challenge yourself physically, and needs some guidance then this is just what you need to provide you some hope! 

 

Learn how Kristi got rid of her knee pain and ran her first marathon here: https://youtu.be/W8-pwNhf3Zs

Related Resources:

 

​​Episode 102

Running Slow with Knee Pain to Crushing her First Marathon with Kristi Paishon

https://sparkhealthyrunner.com/running-slow-with-knee-pain-to-feeling-strong-and-crushing-her-first-marathon-with-kristi-paishon/ 

 

Episode 75 

What is Causing My Knee Pain with Harrison Crum 

https://sparkhealthyrunner.com/what-is-causing-my-knee-pain-with-running/ 

 

Episode 33

Runner’s knee with Steve Carmichael: https://sparkhealthyrunner.com/runners-knee-patellofemoral-pain-syndrome/

 

ITB Syndrome FREE e-book:

https://programs.sparkhealthyrunner.com/itbrunner

 

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If you’re interested in learning more, we’ve got a behind the scenes video tour of our coaching program and hear from many of our athletes who were struggling with the same sticking points that you are.  Just head to: https://programs.sparkhealthyrunner.com/coaching

 

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Here is what other runners are saying about the podcast

 

 

Thank you (running friends) for taking the time to read and I hope you enjoy the podcast episode!

 

Warmest regards,

 

– Duane

 

Duane Scotti, PT, PhD, DPT

Coach & Physical Therapist For Runners

Board Certified, OCS

(203) 376-6514

 

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