Popliteus tendinitis is an overuse condition, where the attachment of the popliteus tendon to the lateral femoral condyle (bone on the outer side of the knee) becomes painful.
The tendon can become irritated by running downhill or by allowing the feet to roll over to the inner aspect.
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The lateral meniscus is the shockabsorber on the outer side of the knee (the lateral side), between tibia and femur.
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