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5 Ways to Reduce Knee Pain That Actually Work

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Sep 29, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Pain in one or both knees is no fun because it forces you to stop being active. This is especially true in a city like New York, where you constantly have to walk up and down stairs.

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Topics: Runner's Knee, Knee Pain

3 Ways Acupuncture Can Reduce Knee Pain After A Jog In Prospect Park

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Apr 8, 2014 6:00:00 AM

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Topics: Acupuncture, Runner's Knee, Knee Pain

Ice Or Heat: Discovering The Secret To Knee Pain

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Mar 25, 2014 6:00:00 AM

To Ice Or Not To Ice

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Topics: Acupuncture, Runner's Knee, Knee Pain

City of a Million Stairs: Why New York is Causing So Much Knee Pain

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Mar 20, 2014 6:15:00 PM

Climbing The Stairs In New York Has City Dwellers Suffering From Knee Pain

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Topics: Runner's Knee, Knee Pain

6 Causes for Rampant Runners Knee In Active New Yorkers

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Mar 18, 2014 6:00:00 AM

If you???ve been running in New York for any time at all, you???ve probably run your share of stairs. The city is home to several sets of challenging stairs, including a set of 130 steps at 187th Street and Overlook Terrace, just south of Fort Tryon Park and not too far from Riverside Park, another great spot for trail running. In Brooklyn, you can make like Rocky (yes, we know he ran in Philly) and run up the steps at Fort Greene Park on the outskirts of Williamsburg. You can get an idea of what they???re like by watching this video.

Of course, in rainy weather, outdoor stairs get slick and slippery, which means it???s easy to fall and hurt yourself. No worries ??? New Yorkers are an innovative lot, and today many runners embrace the increasingly popular sport of tower running ??? essentially running stairs indoors. The Empire State Building has hosted several tower running events, but even modest buildings ??? maybe your workplace or apartment building ??? can offer plenty of challenges.

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Topics: Runner's Knee, Knee Pain

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