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Avid runner, soccer player, have burning knee pain. Could wear and tear due to excessive running be the cause?

Hi, since 2008 I have been an avid runner and soccer player. For example, in 2009 I ran the half marathon and played soccer all in the same day. In 2010 I ran the full marathon which was 42k and played soccer all in the same day. Generally on average I played soccer 3 times a week and before soccer on average I ran either 8k or 13k before soccer. I also injured both my knees twice playing soccer. I am ow trying to get back into running but after 45 minutes of running i have knee pain like a burning sensation and it is hard going down stairs. I am won=dering if perhaps it is wear and tear from just overuse of running over the years
Asked On : Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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Hello and welcome to Health care magic.
Its great to be an avid sports player.
Your problem could have started after excessive running and playing soccer.Kindly take a good rest for a couple of days have a nice physiotherapy.
You can review after two days.
thank you and wish you a speedy recovery.
dr satya General physician and dermatologist
Answered: Sat, 4 Jan 2014
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