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The Stanford Runner's Injury Clinic is committed to treating runners of all levels and ages. Michael Fredericson, MD, is director of the clinic, a former collegiate distance runner, and one of the leading national authorities on running medicine.
A pain syndrome in the front of the knee in which the cartilage under the kneecap is worn down, rough, or softened. It may be caused by overuse, injury, excess weight, a kneecap that is not properly aligned (patellar tracking disorder), or arthritis.
Iliotibial band syndrome
A common knee injury, generally associated with running, cycling, hiking or weight-lifting, in which the iliotibial band, fibrous tissue that runs down the outside of the thigh, becomes inflamed from overuse or stress.
Pain in the ankle is commonly due to a sprain or tendonitis, with the severity ranging from mild to severe.
Stress fractures are common sport injuries, usually caused by overuse, such as increasing the amount or intensity of an activity too rapidly, or the result of unfamiliar surface, improper equipment, and increased physical stress.
A common knee injury in which the meniscus, a rubbery, C-shaped disc that cushions your knee, is torn, usually caused by activities involving twisting or turning quickly.
Hip and spine pain
A range of conditions in which the hip and/or spine area become inflamed or injured due to overuse or certain activities.
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