By Annie Rice on
20% of running injuries affect the knee. Here’s how to spot the warning signs and strengthen your hinges to run strong – and sidestep time on the sidelines.
HOW YOUR KNEE WORKS ON THE RUN
‘Your knee is a complex hinge joint,’ explains physiotherapist Paul Hobrough. It’s a synovial joint, which means it has a capsule filled with synovial fluid for lubrication. It has four key ligaments for protection against unwanted movement and meniscus cartilage for shock absorption, essential ...