Dr. Popovitz in Article on Running Injuries


“Runner’s knee happens when cartilage in the kneecap is irritated, while ITB friction syndrome occurs when the tendon from your hip to the outer knee gets tight and inflamed, irritating the outer bone of the knee,” says Leon Popovitz, MD, founder of the New York Bone & Joint Specialists in New York. Combined, these two make up a majority of the knee problems runners experience. – Fitness Magazine

Read the full article, “The 5 Most Common Running Injuries and How to Fix Them,” where Dr. Popovitz provides orthopedic expertise.

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