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Is marathon running bad for your knees? The answer may surprise you.

Is marathon running bad for your knees? The answer may surprise you. After years of working with runners, I have never treated a knee problem that resulted from the sport when the runner had healthy knees.  While pulled muscles, impact problems that lead to stress fractures and twisted ankles are common in the sport, the knee is part of the pulley system that requires good mobility in the feet, healthy hips and a functioning core to propel the body from one step to the next. There are many reasons why runners may have knee pain including shin splints, tight hip Read More »