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IT Band Syndrome: A Runner’s Bane

In Lower Extremity Pains by Royce Bowman, PT, Director

One day, you’re running. The sky looks gorgeous and you breathe deep. You use the oxygen rush to push a little harder. You run farther and faster. As you see the end of your run in sight, you hear a pop in your knee. Your knee begins to ache and burn on the outside of your knee. Even worse, the …

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What Causes A Swollen Knee (And How Can You Stop It)

In Lower Extremity Pains by Royce Bowman, PT, Director

A swollen knee (also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome) can cause extreme pain in the joint area. But what causes knee swelling? And how does physical therapy help relieve it? Find out in this article on knee inflammation symptoms, causes, and treatment options. Types of knee inflammation Traumatic Swelling – occurs as a result of a traumatic injury to the …

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Runner’s Knee And Fixing The Pain

In Sports Injury and Pain by Royce Bowman, PT, Director

Do you find yourself getting up and walking around a lot, but still feel like you’re being stabbed in the knee with every step? Or have you been told that it’s your IT band that is causing the knee pain? Does it feel like the knee pain is just starting to come back, even though you took a break from …