Knee Pain From Jogging

IT Band and Knee Pain: If your pain is in the lateral or outer part of the knee (not the front nor within the joint) and feels muscular, then it may be coming from your IT Band. In this case, here are your guidelines for jogging. 1. Warm up for 5 minutes (fast walk, bike, …

SHIN SPLINTS: Can They Be Prevented?

Photo: by jpo.ct (Creative Commons) If you are a runner and have experienced SHIN SPLINTS, you know how painful they can be and how much they can inhibit your running. The good news is that they can be prevented, and it is actually much easier than treating them once they occur. How To Prevent Shin …

The time I needed PT

I knew I wanted to be a PT since high school. But in college I actually needed Physical Therapy for knee pain. Every time I ran, the back of my knees would hurt during the run and afterward. I actually had to stop running because the knee pain made it hard for me to climb …