Runner’s Knee

A common running injury is patella-femoral pain syndrome aks PFPS which is seen in a poor running gait, it occurs when the knee cap does not move smoothly within its groove in the knee joint

If you have recurrent knee pain especially after reaching a specific distance for example 2 miles, 3 miles, you may have PFPS

One of the ways to prevent this is to place your foot flat when pushing forward on your stride and avoiding turning the sole outwards or inwards

Dr. Tolu Abikoye, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Tolu Abikoye, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Tolu Abikoye, M.D., M.P.H., is a board-certified family medicine physician with more than 14 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Ilorin, earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health at the University of Minnesota, and completed his residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He currently is the physician owner of Alliance MD, a direct primary care (DPC) clinic serving Orlando, Florida and nearby cities. To learn more visit www.alliancemdorlando.com.

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