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Hi everyone, i'm in desperate need of advice please!!
About 3 weeks ago, i started getting a twinge in my knee while running. Hard to locate, but mainly the right side of my knee. It would make my knee feel weak like i'd need to stop running, but i could run through it and gradually it disappeared.
A few days later, the feeling came back but more defined - a tugging sensation on the right side of my knee that made my knee feel weak. Eventually, whenever i put my foot down by knee would buckle and i couldn't put any weight on it. It wasn't pain, just felt very unstable.
After that run it was stiff for a few days and became slightly painful to walk down stairs, but in general it is fine to walk on, just a bit unstable. I tried running yesterday for the first time in three weeks and the tugging/weak feeling was still there, which forced me to stop.
Has anyone experienced anything like this? Or have any advice? There is no swelling or bruising, it doesn't hurt to walk (apart from the occasional twinge), and i can squat/bend etc. fine, but i can't run. (I've spoken to a doctor today but they can't do anything due to current world circumstances).

Thanks in advance. Any advice would be much appreciated.:)
 

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Got to be ITB syndrome. The 'tugging' sensation is an excellent description of ITB symptoms. Am going through the same thing at the moment. Seen many physios but essentially got to strengthen glutes.
 

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Hi everyone, i'm in desperate need of advice please!!
About 3 weeks ago, i started getting a twinge in my knee while running. Hard to locate, but mainly the right side of my knee. It would make my knee feel weak like i'd need to stop running, but i could run through it and gradually it disappeared.
A few days later, the feeling came back but more defined - a tugging sensation on the right side of my knee that made my knee feel weak. Eventually, whenever i put my foot down by knee would buckle and i couldn't put any weight on it. It wasn't pain, just felt very unstable.
After that run it was stiff for a few days and became slightly painful to walk down stairs, but in general it is fine to walk on, just a bit unstable. I tried running yesterday for the first time in three weeks and the tugging/weak feeling was still there, which forced me to stop.
Has anyone experienced anything like this? Or have any advice? There is no swelling or bruising, it doesn't hurt to walk (apart from the occasional twinge), and i can squat/bend etc. fine, but i can't run. (I've spoken to a
 

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Yes I agree with @markglover100 . I am a running coach and do not have the expertise of a physio. However, my suggestion to help resolve this issue cannot harm you even if the 'diagnosis' is incorrect.
Use a firm foam roller. Lie on your side with your thigh on the roller and your legs aligned with each other. Roll thigh from hip to just above the knee. Its usually quite painfull to do this, continue for as long as you can take it. Even 20 seconds will help. Then change sides and repeat. Continue daily.
If you are increasing your weekly running distance or the length of yoir longest run, these can be the cause.
 
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