Brevard News

Can I Run With Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

Osteoarthritis is considered a barrier preventing an athlete or a runner from participating in physical activities and running. It is commonly believed that activities like running, cycling, or jogging regularly can damage the knees and can cause osteoarthritis. However, recent studies give evidence that this is a mere misconception, and running does not cause or worsen the symptoms of osteoarthritis. On the contrary, such physical activities help in maintaining joint strength and health.  […]