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Wellness Check: Exercise | 2 Minute Medicine
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Wellness Check: Exercise | 2 Minute Medicine

Changes in technique, footwear and intervention prevent running-related knee injuries 1. In this study, technique modifications such as softer landings was shown to reduce knee injury risk by two-thirds.2. Active (e.g. technique retraining and exercise therapy) and passive (foot orthoses, osteopathic manipulation) may reduce patellofemoral pain.Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)Although running is one of the most popular forms of exercise and provides significant health benefits, injury is common with the potential for prolonged periods of recovery. There is currently a need to provide an updated synthesis on prevention and management strategies of running injuries. As a result, the objective of the present systemic review of randomized controlled trials was to synthesize and critical...