Can I Run With Knee Arthritis?

By Ehren Allen, DPT/Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist

Can I Run With Knee Arthritis?

There are a lot of myths about whether running is bad for the knees.  As a physical therapist and a runner, I deal with the question, “can I run with knee arthritis?” frequently.  The answer to this question is not black and white because there are many factors that influence arthritis in the knees.
image a woman running with knee arthritis.

image a woman running with knee arthritis.

How Do You Fix Knee Arthritis?

image of Man suffering with knee pain and knee arthritis.

Image of a man suffering from knee arthritis.

Knee arthritis symptoms can vary.  Some have mild pain in the knee at times.  Others have severe pain, deformity, and loss of function and independence.  Proper exercise is vital to manage most arthritis issues.

If you have arthritis pain that is limiting your life or your running, the Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute is here to help.  JOI offers the most innovative and comprehensive care in the industry.  With highly specialized surgeons who perform minimally invasive knee surgeries to the most technologically advanced knee joint replacements, JOI has the answer for you!

JOI also offers some of the top physical therapy care in the country to help you get back to running…and to your life!

Therefore, to make an appointment for JOI Rehab, please call 904-858-7045.

To learn more about knee joint replacements, this video may help.  Related Article: Choosing the Correct Running Shoe by JOI Rehab. 

Book an Appointment with The Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Today!

JOI Physicians continue to offer online new patient appointments. This is another option to make it more convenient to make new patient appointments with less phone hold times. Follow the link below to select your JOI MD and schedule online.

You can still call 904-JOI-2000 to make new patient JOI Physician Appointments if that is your preference.

To make appointments with JOI Rehab, please call 904-858-7045.

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