Mike Ryan is the Sports Medicine Advisor to 1st Place Sports. He is an accomplished Ironman triathlete, Head Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist of the Jacksonville Jaguars and an expert in keeping athletes healthy and competing at a high level. You can find more sports medicine information at his website, www.MikeRyanFitness.com.
Chondromalacia is a fancy name for articular cartilage damage on the backside of the kneecap or patella. When it comes to kneecap pain, there is nothing fancy about it's ability to make a runner's knee feel old. Find ways to easily manage patella pain while properly regain leg strength. This article is a priceless read if you're interested in spending more time running and less time icing your knee on the sidelines:
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