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|Subject: ||RE: Letsrun doctors and pretend doctors: diagnose my lower lateral knee pain|
seems like ITBS to me, which if that's the case you are going to have pain with any kind of flexion/extension of the knee. cycling has also been known to contribute to tightness of the lateral structures of the knee.
I think you really need to get on a foam roller or get a massage focusing on IT band and lateral musculature of your leg. you should be able to find some good stretching exercises online. hip muscles weakness (glute max, glute median, and hip external rotators) can all be underlying causes to your problem.
simple test you can do to rule out meniscus is called a Thessaly test.
first stand on your painful leg, flex your knee about 5 degrees (very small squat) then rotate to left and right. if not painful deepen the squat to twenty degrees repeat rotation to left and right. If you have pain on the lateral joint line then you likely should seek some professional help.
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