I know many of you ask me about the KT Tape and what it does and how it helps. I have written about it before but I am writing about it again as I use some new apps as well as some original ones. Many of you wonder what is this tape stuff? It’s simple really. it’s an elastic sports tape(non medicated) designed to relieve … Continue reading KT Tape does what?!?
Running can cause irritation where the kneecap (patella) rests on the thighbone. The resulting pain can be sharp and sudden or dull and chronic, and it may disappear while you’re running, only to return again afterward. Patellofemoral disorder, patellar malalignment, patellofemoral pain syndrome, and chondromalacia, better known as Runner’s knee, is inflammation of the underside of the patella. The patella’s posterior surface is covered with a layer … Continue reading Runner’s Knee
Iliotibial band syndrome is one of the leading causes of knee pain in runners. The iliotibial band(IT band) is a thick band of fascia on the outside of the knee, extending from the outside of the pelvis, over the hip and knee, and inserting just below the knee. The band is crucial to stabilizing the knee during running, as it moves from behind the femur to the front of … Continue reading One of the most common running injuries, the ITBS