A solid prospective study concluded:
- "Long-distance running among healthy older individuals was not associated with accelerated radiographic OA."
Research is showing that osteoarthritis is not caused by wear and tear. It is the resultof chronic inflammation and/or poor movement health.
If you have osteoarthritis you should find a physical therapist that is up to date on the latest research and interventions (call us).
If you're a runner with knee pain and have been told it's wear and tear then you should find a physical therapist that understands running mechanics and how to improve them (call us).