- Runners knee is a common term used to describe a number of conditions around the knee joint. Despite the name the name runners knee is not exclusive to runners and can occur in many other sports.
- ITB syndrome is a common condition that is also termed runners knee that occurs due to overuse of the muscles in your thigh. Individuals suffering with runners knee may often experience pain in the outside of their knee or hip when standing, walking or performing excercises.
- Taping can aid those suffering with runners knee by reducing swelling, providing additional support to the joints affected and by reducing pain.
Here is a demonstration of kinesiology taping for ITB syndrome / Runners knee.