Medicine and Health Sciences | Sports Sciences


The most common pain runners experience is associated with the knee joint. However, if you do an Internet search for “knee pain,” there is no telling what will come up or how accurate the information might be. On the other hand, scouring research articles for more fact-based recommendations can be time consuming and confusing. With this guide, the research has been done for you and a list of references is readily available at the end of the document if you want to look further into a specific topic. You shouldn’t need a degree in exercise science or anatomy to have an idea of what it going on with your knee pain. The goal of this guide is to provide the tools necessary to learn more about your knee pain and some strategies for overcoming that pain in a single, easy to navigate format.