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I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« on: April 18, 2018, 01:23:54 am »
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i definitely have it now. my right knee aches to even do bodyweight squat.

how should i train now?
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Re: I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2018, 09:01:51 am »
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see your gp and get an xray so they can give you better insight as to what the problem is and how to go from there.
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   - acceleration: low heel recovery, shin angle low, drive legs back before hitting the ground and drive thighs/knee forward not up
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Re: I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2018, 12:37:36 pm »
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i don't know that you need an x-ray, but definitely go see a PT at least.
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Re: I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2018, 08:07:21 pm »
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This is not cool, my knee cap tip feels some kind of zapping type discomfort/pain when i use my quads to squat or something.... sigh what is the issue?
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Re: I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2018, 04:24:37 am »
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This is not cool, my knee cap tip feels some kind of zapping type discomfort/pain when i use my quads to squat or something.... sigh what is the issue?

you trolling? no one can diagnose you on here. go see a professional.
Muscles are nonsensical they have nothing to do with this bullshit.

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Re: I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2018, 07:51:06 am »
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doesnt seem like professional can do anything unless i get an MRI.... which i dont want to do....
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Re: I have knee tendinitis and/or runners knee
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2018, 11:21:29 am »
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no idea but, avoid movements that cause pain, that's probably the most effective/important advice we can give, other than getting it checked out.

when I was squatting deep way back, my hip was getting worse, knees more inflamed etc, so i moved to half squat -> that fixed it.

if I had to move from half squat to something else (like lunges/stepups or rdl/back extension), I would have.

avoiding pain is a good strategy/approach.

but knee cap issues can get pretty bad, you need to be very careful.