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Barefoot Shoes treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)1

Barefoot Shoes

Barefoot shoes, also known as minimalist shoes, can help correct poor running form and promote a proper foot strike that may limit the amount of running injuries.Barefoot shoes, also known as minimalist shoes, can help correct poor running form and promote a proper foot strike that may limit the amount of running injuries.

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Proper Running Form for Runner's Knee (PFPS)
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Proper Running Form

Proper running form means midfoot strike, i.e landing on the middle to front part of the foot, leaning forward so the leg follow the body and small with high cadence.Proper running form means midfoot strike, i.e landing on the middle to front part of the foot, leaning forward so the leg follow the body and small with high cadence.

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Supplements treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)3

Supplements

Natural supplements and a vitamin and mineral rich diet can help you to regain foot health more quickly. Many people have used supplements along with traditional treatments.Natural supplements and a vitamin and mineral rich diet can help you to regain foot health more quickly. Many people have used supplements along with traditional treatments.

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Supportive Shoes treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)4

Supportive Shoes

Supportive shoes help support affected areas and with healing. Your shoes should fit well and avoid added pressure. A good insole with an arch support can greatly help.Supportive shoes help support affected areas and with healing. Your shoes should fit well and avoid added pressure. A good insole with an arch support can greatly help.

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Strengthening Exercises for Runner's Knee (PFPS)
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Strengthening Exercises

Strengthening exercises are a good, sustainable solution for many aches and pains that come with an injury. Strengthening exercises can simply be walking or running.Strengthening exercises are a good, sustainable solution for many aches and pains that come with an injury. Strengthening exercises can simply be walking or running.

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Foam Rolling for Runner's Knee (PFPS)
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Foam Rolling

Foam rolling is a type of self-massage used to relieve muscle tightness and pain by applying pressure to the area of concern. By breaking up muscle knots, blood can flow and muscles can function normally. Foam rolling is a type of self-massage used to relieve muscle tightness and pain by applying pressure to the area of concern. By breaking up muscle knots, blood can flow and muscles can function normally.

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Stretching for Runner's Knee (PFPS)
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Stretching

Stretching keeps muscles flexible and strong. Static stretching can get muscles to relax, dynamic will promote blood flow and other stretching protocols can lengthen muscles and return range of motion (ROM).Stretching keeps muscles flexible and strong. Static stretching can get muscles to relax, dynamic will promote blood flow and other stretching protocols can lengthen muscles and return range of motion (ROM).

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Cross training treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)8

Cross training

Cross training helps endurance and fitness levels by mixing up your training routine with two or more different activities. It is a great way to prevent injuries.Cross training helps endurance and fitness levels by mixing up your training routine with two or more different activities. It is a great way to prevent injuries.

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Ice treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)9

Ice

Ice provides temporary relief and reduces inflammation. You can use ice in the form of cold packs, ice baths, or a frozen water bottle. Ice is often recommended along with rest, compression, and elevation (also known as RICE).Ice provides temporary relief and reduces inflammation. You can use ice in the form of cold packs, ice baths, or a frozen water bottle. Ice is often recommended along with rest, compression, and elevation (also known as RICE).

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Patellar tendon strap treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)10

Patellar tendon strap

Patellar tendon straps provide compression to the knee, focused on the patella tendon. They help reduce friction felt during physical activity. They also relieve pain and inflammation.Patellar tendon straps provide compression to the knee, focused on the patella tendon. They help reduce friction felt during physical activity. They also relieve pain and inflammation.

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Brace treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)11

Brace

Braces are a medical device designed to limit the motion of an injury and keep body parts in the correct position while healing. They also helpBraces are a medical device designed to limit the motion of an injury and keep body parts in the correct position while healing. They also help

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Massage for Runner's Knee (PFPS)
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Massage

Massages are a very effective treatment to increase flexibility, blood flow and promote healing. There are many types of massages to treat various injuries. Massages are a very effective treatment to increase flexibility, blood flow and promote healing. There are many types of massages to treat various injuries.

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Taping treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)13

Taping

Taping is a treatment technique that helps with alignment, pain relief, and swelling. There are specific ways to do this, and it can be done by a professional or by a capable self learner. Taping is a treatment technique that helps with alignment, pain relief, and swelling. There are specific ways to do this, and it can be done by a professional or by a capable self learner.

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Physical Therapy treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)14

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy means going to a professional Physical Therapist where they administer a program to help restore mobility and reduce inflammation and/or pain.Physical Therapy means going to a professional Physical Therapist where they administer a program to help restore mobility and reduce inflammation and/or pain.

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Orthotics treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)15

Orthotics

Orthotics are shoe inserts that can be inexpensive off the shelf, or custom made by a doctor and much more expensive. They are helpful in aligning feet and treating a variety of foot conditions.Orthotics are shoe inserts that can be inexpensive off the shelf, or custom made by a doctor and much more expensive. They are helpful in aligning feet and treating a variety of foot conditions.

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Rest treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)16

Rest

Rest is especially important if the injury started from a sudden increase in activity and when high levels of inflammation are present. Immediately reduce the load on the foot until you see improvement. Rest is especially important if the injury started from a sudden increase in activity and when high levels of inflammation are present. Immediately reduce the load on the foot until you see improvement.

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NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)17

NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroid injections are the most commonly used medications to treat pain and inflammation. NSAIDs that are commonly used are Advil�, Motrin�, Ibuprofen, and Aleve�Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroid injections are the most commonly used medications to treat pain and inflammation. NSAIDs that are commonly used are Advil�, Motrin�, Ibuprofen, and Aleve�

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Acupuncture treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)18

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is used to treat a variety of ailments and injuries like lower back pain, plantar fasciitis, and knee and ankle pain. Needles are placed in the skin at particular points in the body.Acupuncture is used to treat a variety of ailments and injuries like lower back pain, plantar fasciitis, and knee and ankle pain. Needles are placed in the skin at particular points in the body.

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Surgery treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)19

Surgery

Surgery is a treatment used to repair the body or treat pain caused by an injury. Surgery is not right for everyone. While some are successful, it is best to try other less invasive treatments first.Surgery is a treatment used to repair the body or treat pain caused by an injury. Surgery is not right for everyone. While some are successful, it is best to try other less invasive treatments first.

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Platelet Rich Plasma Injection treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)20

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection

A small amount of a patient�s blood is drawn and the platelets are taken. Platelets are cells in the blood that help form clots to stop bleeding. This liquid is then injected near the affected area.A small amount of a patient�s blood is drawn and the platelets are taken. Platelets are cells in the blood that help form clots to stop bleeding. This liquid is then injected near the affected area.

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Cortisone Injection treatment for Runner's Knee (PFPS)21

Cortisone Injection

Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory steroid mix and is used to reduce inflammation. It is injected directly into damaged tissue/painful area which can lead to relief of pain if your body responds well.Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory steroid mix and is used to reduce inflammation. It is injected directly into damaged tissue/painful area which can lead to relief of pain if your body responds well.

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