September 09, 2021
Knee Pain While Jogging
August 07, 2021
Inner Knee Pain: Pes Anserine Bursitis
July 08, 2021
Inner knee pain, also below the knee joint on the inside of the lower leg, that occurs after jogging or during stretching – many runners know this problem. The diagnosis is often “pes anserine bursitis”. What is behind this awkward term? Pes anserine bursitis is an inflammation of the tendon insertion on the inner tibial plateau. What is pes anserine bursitis and what causes pain on the inner side of the knee? Pes anserinus is the name of a tendon structure made up of the tendons from three muscles: the semitendinosus muscle, the gracilis muscle and the sartorius muscle....
Patellar Tendonitis: Symptoms & Treatment
June 23, 2021
A piercing pain at the front of the knee below the kneecap is the classic symptom of patellar tendonitis, also known as jumper’s knee. But as a runner, don’t let this term confuse you. Depending on your running and training style, you can be affected just as much. What is patellar tendonitis? The patellar tendon runs across the kneecap and connects the thigh muscle to the shin bone. As soon as the knee joint moves, strain is put on the patellar tendon – that means it has to withstand a lot of pressure. If the excessive strain continues, it will...