It’s hard to pinpoint the exact cause on your own. Sometimes the symptoms of runners knee can resemble other conditions. If you are experiencing any prolonged discomfort in your kneecap, refrain from running. You should also seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and sports injury treatment. Our sports medicine doctor at Spinal Rehab Sports Medicine clinic can help. Dr. Bob Meyer, has over 21 years of experience working in sports medicine and treating patients with chronic pain. He can get you on the road to recovery fast.