Runner’s Knee or Something Else?

Jun 24, 2015   //   by Leigh Boyle   //   Injury & Rehab Information, Runner's Knee, Training Videos  //  No Comments  //  Affiliate Disclosure  

When it comes to running injuries, Runner’s Knee (aka PFS or Patellofemoral Syndrome) is easily one of the most common.

It’s also one of the most commonly overused diagnoses as anything in the front of the knee gets lumped into that PFS group. That’s why in this video I go through the three most common overuse injuries in the knee and talk about what they have in common, and what they do not.

For those of you battling knee symptoms, here are three self treatment plans to get you started:

Remember… the knee is the middle man. Take a step back to look at the entire leg chain to make sure knee symptoms don’t stick around!

About The Author

My name is Leigh Boyle and I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). For the past 10 years, I was the co-owner of a private physical therapy practice in Southern New Hampshire. I am currently living and working out of Austin, Texas and enjoying a much needed break from the snow and cold. Professionally, I’ve treated injuries ranging from mild ankle sprains to advanced surgical reconstructions and most everything in between. I am certified in the Graston Technique and Active Release Therapy (ART), both of which are soft tissue mobilization techniques. I am also certified in functional taping applications and functional strenghtening. I’ve coached triathlon, cycling, and running teams on injury prevention and helped them develop off-season programs to focus on core strength and self body maintenance.

 

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