||Pain associated with conditions of posterior meniscal tear, popliteus tendonitis or lower hamstring tear. Pain may be caused by a variety of other conditions, including peroneal or tibial nerve entrapment.
||Excessive running or any activity causing repetitive strain to the area. Activities which include explosive leg and foot action may also cause strain, resulting in a tear to the tendons or soft tissue.
||Meniscus tear - increased pain in back of knee with deep knee flexion.
Popliteus tendonitis- Pain behind knee during running.
Nerve entrapment - Tenderness and pain over entrapment region.
||Reduce activity to promote healing. Ice to reduce any related inflammation and enhance the healing process. Wearing a compression wrap during activity may reduce stress to area. As with any orthopedic injury, see a medical professional for a complete evaluation.