Runner's knee is pain often experienced in runners where they are bothered by pain at the front or on the outer side of the knee.

 

Differential diagnosis of runner's knee

There are a number of conditions that may contribute to such pain, and attention needs to be paid to those factors that affect patellar alignment and tracking.

Synonyms: 
ilio-tibial band friction syndrome
ilio-tibial band syndrome
ITB syndrome
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Overuse Injuries

Problems due to repetitive overuse.

Ilio-tibial band friction syndrome

Part of a series by Mr (Dr) Charles Willis-Owen on Lower limb overuse Injuries.

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