-enthusiastic.Can you run through it?/Recovery timeOne to four weeks, depending on the severity of the tear. The risks of worsening the injury are far greater than any benefit you might obtain from running through it.
in discomfort, which will increase your range of painless movement.Medical treatmentSevere cases which are not helped by short-wave diathermy rely upon surgery to create either a completely stiff or completely free and mechanically useless joint.Can you run
bed is a drastic but definitive solution.Can you run through it? You may be able to run if you wear shoes with plenty of toe space to prevent pressure and pain. You should definitely avoid racing until the condition has been cleared up. Without
show swelling and calcification of the tendon, while a scan will give more detail if required. What else could it be?You need to be sure that the injury is not to the patella itself, such as a stress fracture or a congenital defect
, physiotherapy and rehabilitation are vital to gain full, pain-free function.Can you run through it?/Recovery timeRunning through a meniscal injury is an open invitation to long-term disability. Following arthroscopic treatment you would hope to be fully
defect which is purely cosmetic, and risk causing a compartment syndrome.Can you run through it?/Recovery timeIt is unlikely that youll need to have much time off, if any, and the permanent swelling will probably become just another object of mirth
are invariably necessary.Can you run through it?/Recovery timeAlthough the swelling may take months to resolve, some running is probably possible, but always bear in mind the risk of rupture of the sac of the bursa.
. Injury, in the form of a rupture, may be due to an accident in everyday life, or as a result of sporting trauma. If a tear occurs, nine times out of 10 it will be in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).SymptomsYou are likely to have twisted your knee
Injury is the most common reason for runners retiring from the sport, especially as far too many attempt to run through pain without thought for the consequences. Chronic injuries that is, long-standing ones are invariably more difficult
.Medical investigations These are needed to eliminate other causes. If you’re old or have already suffered injury from contact sports, early osteo-arthritis may show up on an x-ray. Additionally, blood tests can reveal generalised diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis
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