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30 Mar 2003

hardloper met knieprobleme
Ek hardloop daagliks 15km. My kniee het nou baie seer begin word. Ek kan snags nie uit die bed opstaan nie - dan die ergste. Soms ook ongemak in kniee wanneer ek hardloop en trappe klim.
Ek dra net die beste kwaliteit skoene en vervang dit elke 6 - 7 weke. Sal "knee-guards" help?
Baie dankie.
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01 Jan 0001

HI Riane

The knee is a very complex joint and is one of the most common sites for injury. Therefore, don't just try knee-guards - rather visit a sports physician and get the problem diagnosed. Only then can you follow the correct path for getting the knee back to normal strength and pain-free. If you live in Cape Town, you could phone our Sports Medicine doctors on 021 659 5644.

Good luck.
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