Anserine Tendinobursitis Syndrome
(Goosefoot Bursitis; Pes Anserine Bursitis; Anserine Tendonitis)
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- Pain to inside part of knee
- Knee tenderness
- Pain worsens with bending and straightening of knee
- Pain worsens with exercise
- When increasing your workout or run, do so gradually
- Stretch before and after your workout
- Wear appropriate shoes for the specific activity and your feet
- Follow your doctors directions to manage any underlying conditions
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Ortho Info—American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons http://www.orthoinfo.org
Canadian Orthopaedic Association http://www.coa-aco.org
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation http://www.canorth.org
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/15/2013 -
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