Knee pain in runners video: what is causing it and what exercises can you do to resolve it? By Your Marathon Physio Lucy Macdonald
The good news is that knee pain in runners rarely stops people from completing a marathon. So as long as you carry out the right exercises to treat the cause of the problem you should be fine. In this video, Lucy Macdonald, author of Your Marathon Your Physio handbook, talks about the causes of knee pain in runners and what you can do about it.
Exercises for knee pain in runners
These are the exercises mentioned in the video. Only do them if they are pain free.
1) The fabulous running man:
2) The wall ball series:
http://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/37-wall-ball-stage-1-standing/ then 38 and 39.
4) Split Squats:
More videos on running injuries and marathon training
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Intro and top training tips
DIY training diary
Lucy’s favourite running exercise
Muscle strains and muscle pain
Why your tendon pain is not getting better (Achilles, Plantarfascia – sole of foot, Knee, Hip, Buttock, Hamstrings)
Plantarfascia pain – pain in the sole of your foot or heel, AKA plantarfascitis or plantarfasciopathy
ITB pain – pain at the outside of the knee
I have a running injury, will I be able to run the marathon. With three months to go.
Hip and groin pain in runners
Good pain vs bad pain
Should I run if I am ill and how to return to running after being ill?
Get in contact
For more info on how Lucy Macdonald can support you on your marathon journey please watch this video which also contains her top three tips on preventing injury training for a marathon.
You can contact Lucy directly on email@example.com, via this website (where you can also find lots of free running exercise videos) and on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
If you would like to book an appointment, please click on this link.