Whether you’re lacing up for your first 5k, training for your next half-marathon, or enjoying an accessible way to get active, running can be a rewarding way to stay fit, get competitive, and just escape the stresses of daily life for a little while.
And while pounding the pavement (or the tread!) offers plenty of incredible benefits for both your mind and your body, it can also often come with some less-than-desirable aches and pains. One particularly common complaint: knee pain.
I contributed to this article on Health.com, which has a lot of useful information on preventing and treating knee pain related to running.