The main reason your knee joints hurt when you are running is most likely due to running with a heel strike, especially at faster speeds around 11 km/hr to 15 km/hr.
The sensory nerves of the feet send information to the brain about foot position and balance in order to improve movement smoothness, foot strike intensity and dynamic stability especially at the knee
Many runners think the solution to their injury problems is knee and ankle braces, but these forms of artificial support is a dangerous way to solve you running-related ailments.
Discover how forefoot running reduces tibiofemoral joint pain, especially in overweight runners.
Heel strike joggers with high mileage have a high percentage of knee pain after jogging.
Patellofemoral pain with forefoot running is reduced because patellofemoral joint kinetics are lower compared with heel strike running.
Knee running injuries are becoming way too common these days. Research shows that a strikingly large percentage of knee impact injuries are in heel strike runners, particular those who jog too slow.
Barefoot running sandals, such as the Huaraches worn by the Tarahumara Indians, improve running technique by reducing over-striding.