Knee Injuries from Long-Distance Running

Long-distance runners often complain of knee pain due to the structure of the knee and the way it gets used while running. Often pain caused by the soft-tissue structures around the knee can be the source of pain that feels like it’s coming from within the knee. Strains in the hamstring or quadriceps can mimic intra-joint pain as can strains in the iliotibial band. Muscular sources of knee pain can be relieved by neuromuscular massage.