Mercy Sports Medicine

Mercy Sports Medicine: Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee: A Common and Recurring Issue Brian L. Mahaffey, MD, MSPH, FAAFP Mercy Sports Medicine “Runner’s knee” is a lay term used to describe issues that are related to the patellofemoral joint; also known as the knee cap. Specifically, these diagnoses include patellofemoral pain syndrome, iliotibial band syndrome, patellar tendonitis and pes anserine tendinitis. These are not related to …