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Old 04-23-2009, 06:47 AM   #1
Andrew Benton
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Pain on back of knee, hurts when squatting

So I have a weird knee pain. I think its actually a tendon or something behind my knee. It's on my left leg, and if you were to look at the back of my left leg, it occurs on the outside of my leg, but to the right of what I think is my LCL. I feel the pain when i squat deep, but it seems to work itself out after a while of stretching. The pain isnt actually on my knee, but surrounds the tendon or whatever on the outside back of the knee.

Was just wondering if anyone had any advice/etc, as it is impairing my ability to really challenge myself. I cant find any images online to demonstrate the area but i think its the biceps femoris, but it could also be the common peroneal nerve perhaps?

If anyone has any advice, I'd greatly appreciate it. I've been crossfitting hard for about 3 weeks now.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-26-2009, 07:12 PM   #2
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Re: Pain on back of knee, hurts when squatting

Loosen up your hamstrings and iliotibial band with some foam rolling + myofascial & cross friction massage.

Foam roll everyday. Massage 30 min per day (easy if you commute...).

See if that helps.
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