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Senior Cat Heinen squats with a stretch band in order to help re-align her knees from patellofemoral syndrome, knee pain caused by outer leg muscles pulling the kneecaps the wrong way. Heinen performs a set of exercises and stretches every day including squats and leg extensions.

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Knee problems required injured to find alternatives to workouts, sports and daily activities.
Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter March 15, 2016

Climbing up the 10 flights of stairs from the Syufy Theatre to the Flood Mansion third floor is exhausting for most students, but for senior Cat Heinen, it literally is painful. “I have patellofemoral...

Senior Ava Martinez maneuvers down the stairs to get to class. Martinez suffered a stress fracture, taking her out of a running for a spot on cross-country’s NCS team.

Stress fractures common

December 10, 2010

Liz Smith Asst. Sports Editor Sophomore Maddy MacLeod noticed a pain in her lower leg during last year’s track season and thought it was a shin splint — an injury caused by stress on connective...

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