Knee Braces with Running

Knee Braces Can Help With Running

Many people experience knee pain with running. People may experience knee pain when bending the knee with running. Knee pain may also occur during the impact with the ground during running.  It should be made clear that running can be impacted by, or be the cause of knee pain. It is commonly understood that controlling symptoms from such conditions with NSAIDs and rest can help reduce the intensity or frequency of knee pain with running. Many people seek treatment from a Physician, or Physical Therapy consisting of knee exercises for pain, to aid in their ability to run without issues. However, what is not commonly taken advantage of is that a knee brace with running can aid in allowing one to run when suffering from an orthopedic condition. It can also reduce the risk of further progressing an orthopedic condition.

Common Orthopedic Conditions Runners Are Impacted By.a knee brace with running can aid in allowing one to run when suffering from an orthopedic condition.A knee brace with running can aid in allowing one to run when suffering from an orthopedic condition.

Types Of Knee Braces or Knee Cap Braces Worn With Running

Bands and Straps: Worn by runners with conditions including patellar tendonitis or similar acute knee pain conditions.A knee brace worn while running can help with stability and pain

  • Bands and Straps: Worn by runners with conditions including patellar tendonitis or similar acute knee pain conditions.
  • Sleeve: Worn by runners with conditions including mild arthritis or similar mild to chronic knee pain conditions.
  • Wraparound: Worn by runners with conditions including patellar tracking issues, ITBS, PFPS, chondromalacia, meniscus tears, moderate to severe arthritis, hyperextension injuries, ACL tears, and joint instability.

Finally, if you have additional questions of want to schedule an appointment for Physical Therapy at JOI Rehab, call 904-858-7045.

Knee pain can keep one from enjoying or tolerating an activity such as running. If you have tried all of the above options, including a knee brace with running with no success, we at JOI can help! The Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute has a team of experts the help diagnose knee pain. We fix knee pain everyday. Come see us!

JOI Doctors currently offer ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000.


By: Drew Heideman, PT, ATC

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