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30 Jun 2010

sudden pain in both knees
I''m a 29 year old male, I''ve always enjoyed running, several years back when I ran too often my knees would get sore, and recover as soon as I reduce mileage.
This year I''ve been running about 3 times a week, and about 4 weeks ago my knees started hurting. I would run about a 100-200m and they''d get sore, as soon as I start walking it gets better, this happened twice, I couldn''t complete my run, so I didn''t go running at all for 3 weeks, this week I tried again, the run was OK, but coming back my knees were so sore I could only walk. The following day I even had trouble walking, both knees were really sore and I struggled to put one leg in front of the other, I could also feel the joints moving inside my knee when sitting down and flexing the knee. It aLMOST FEELS as if something is loose within the knee. I don''t have a medical aid so any advice would be appreciated. Why would this happen so suddenly and so severely? What can I do to be able to run without pain again?
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01 Jan 0001

An actual physical examination of your knees and lower back is necessary to more exactly determine the nature of your problem. If running aggravates the condition - then you should stop for the time being. An alternate exercise such as swimming - or perhaps cycling could be beneficial. Try to visit a chiropractor and a biokineticist at some stage -
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