One of the perennial questions runners get is “Won’t all that running ruin your knees?” The research that exists actually tends to show that runners are no more likely, and perhaps even less likely, to get osteoarthritis than non-runners. This isn’t new—here, for example, is an article I wrote back in 2008, and many others have written similar articles.
Source: Run for Your Knees
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Dr. Nick Campitelli
Dr. Campitelli is a podiatrist in Akron, OH specializing in foot and ankle surgery with an interest and enthusiasm for running as well as helping runners with injuries. For the past several years he has been treating running injuries in patients by fixing their form and transitioning them to minimalist shoes. Having treated runners with all types of injuries through conservative measures with orthotics and shoe gear changes to reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Campitelli has brought what works best and is most current to his practice as well as the Akron and Cleveland running communities.