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Knee marathon nunning

I run once a week around 5 to 6 kilometers... I also sometimes do 10 k.. have slight discomfort in the left knee.. should I stop running or is there anything which I can do to solve the problem..I want to run a half marathon in next 6 months with proper training... What should I do
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Dr. Ajay Rao
Orthopedist 9 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi, if you have pain in your knees while running, it might be due to improper running style, ligament strain,tendinitis or wear and tear of the joint as such. I would suggest that you get yourself examined by an Orthopedic surgeon and also by a certified marathon trainer or a person who can analyse your running style. All the best for your half marathon !
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