Knee Kinesiography


Myth or reality? Running on trails increases the risk of knee injury.

Some urban runners claim that diversifying the type of running surface increases the risk of knee injury. This section will provide some important concepts to consider. Training on a varied, irregular and relatively stable surface, the cross-country trail would modulate the impact on our joints. Recent studies have shown that this type of training would […]

Why do I feel pain in the front of my knee while running?

More than 25% of runners will experience symptoms of patellofemoral pain syndrome [PFPS]. The cause of this knee pain can be due to multiple factors; getting medical advice is important to address this situation. The patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) includes a complex set of symptoms resulting from a problem between the thigh bone ( femur) […]

Properly target risk factors to halt knee osteoarthritis

Whether you’re a new fitness enthusiast or a seasoned athlete, most will feel or experience knee pain. The question that should be asked is the following ‘Is this the sign of the beginning of knee osteoarthritis?’ Osteoarthritis is one of the most prevalent and disabling chronic diseases in Canada, and it places a heavy burden […]

PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Many people suffer from pain in the front of their knees during their daily activities or sports. In this section, we will attempt to explain the complexity of the Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), which manifests as pain around or under the patella. This syndrome is often diagnosed in a young population, presenting with pain when […]

Knee : Understanding Anatomy and Function

A large percentage of medical consultations are related to knee pain. This can be explained because of the role and complex anatomy of the knee. The knee plays a vital role in shock absorption and leg stability. It is both sturdy and mobile during our daily activities but remains vulnerable to injury. The knee connects […]