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Knee pain while training.

Old 01-07-21, 09:08 AM
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Knee pain while training.

I am pretty sure this is from overtraining as I just started but when I am riding on my trainer I get a distinct pain in my right knee that I never get in my left knee. The image shows the exact location of the pain. I have a bike fit scheduled for next week but does anyone have any ideas as to how I can adjust my setup now to better the chances of lowering the paint other then not riding? It is my right knee
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Old 01-07-21, 10:37 AM
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Post 2 is all good information. Meanwhile, check your bike fit - here's my primer: How can I fitting my bike

Do these stretches every morning: IT Band pain (during ride)

While waiting for that to do some good, you can try taking 600 mg ibuprofen every 6 hours for a few days. If that fixes it, it was probably a swollen tendon sheath or bursa. If that doesn't fix it, and the above isn't working either, it's doctor time.

It's not overtraining in any case, but rather a minor injury caused by doing too much, too soon, without doing some attendant stretching and strength training.
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Pain in only one knee? Your saddle height might be too low or too high.

Grab a picture of you on the bike or trainer so we'll have better idea.
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