Knee pain happens when something turns out badly with your knee joints and muscles surrounding the knee. As a rule, this happens due to meniscus damage or tendonitis with possible overuse. Exercising is important for any person’s overall good health. However, for people with moderate or severe Knee pain, we recommend an SF chiropractor’s assessment first.
Iliotibial band syndrome (sometimes called ITB Syndrome or ITBS) is a common runner’s condition. It can account for up to 22% of the overuse injuries in runners, caused by repeated trauma rather than a specific incident.
Knee pain is a pain localized in or around the knee. The pain usually is anterior, which means it’s felt at the front of the knee. But the pain also may be felt at the sides, back or along the joint line of the knee.
It is common pain and can occur suddenly or over a period of time, often difficult to pinpoint or describe it, and can affect people of all ages. Numerous things can cause knee pain, such as cartilage tear, ligament tear, arthritis or muscle problems.
If you have been on a bicycle before, you’re probably aware that bicycle accidents are very common – especially here in San Francisco.
Going out on your bike means putting yourself at risk of everything from the minor scrapes to severe injuries.
These injuries can be a result of a tiny fall or a collision with a car.