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Are you an athlete? Do you have an aching, dull pain around, in front or under your knees? As the knee is a sensitive area being complex in structure, Patellofemoral Pain or Runner's Knee occurs due to overstraining and causes pain besides being uncomfortable. With different types of medical conditions such as chondromalacia patella, anterior knee pain syndrome and patellofemoral malalignment causing pain in the front of the knee, it is necessary to see a podiatrist as soon as possible. The podiatrists at Cupertino Podiatry near San Jose, California render expert care, detailed follow up and sound advice. With years of knowledge and accurate diagnosis, the podiatrists at the Cupertino clinic give their patients the right treatment to get them on a confident and comfortable track.

Patellofemoral Pain or Runner's Knee occurs when there is heavy stress, overuse or overloading of the knee. This condition is common among soccer players, runners, skiers, cyclists and other such athletes with the result of a dull and aching pain in front or around or under the knee. With pain around or under the patella or kneecap occurring when sitting with the knee in a bent position, squatting, kneeling or when climbing up and going down the stairs, it increases at the point where the femur or thigh bone connects to the knee. Adding to the fact that the knee is a complicated joint, there are other factors that lend to the pain. This could be due to injury, malalignment of the kneecap, flat feet, complete or partial dislocation, weakness of thigh muscles, tightness, imbalance and overuse or excessive training. With a skilled team, the podiatrists at the Cupertino clinic examine the affected area in great detail and recommend the necessary treatment according to each patient's condition in order to lessen the pain and the discomfort.

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As the soft tissues are irritated when under strain and stress, pain in any other part of the body may extend to the knee as well. In some cases, runners can suffer from chondromalacia patella where the knee is out of alignment. The expert doctors at the Cupertino clinic near San Jose will render an in-depth examination of the affected area and ask questions about the patient's medical history. The podiatrists at the Cupertino clinic will perform a physical examination of the knee, assess the strength of the knee and do a complete check of the quadriceps, knee and lower leg and recommend accurate treatment with professional help. Besides suggesting imaging, the doctors at the clinic in Cupertino would prescribe first aid methods, non-surgical treatment and in some cases surgical treatment with Arthroscopy or Realignment.

With professional advice, the podiatrists at the Cupertino Podiatry near San Jose, California advise their patients following the RICE formula. The podiatrists at the Cupertino clinic recommend their patients to rest the knee and not indulge in any vigorous exercises. An elastic bandage can be used for compression with ice or cold packs to be used periodically and to keep the knee raised up at a higher level than the heart. The podiatrists at the Clinic in Cupertino also prescribe perfect rest till the pain is reduced completely and to stop jumping, running or any kind of exercise or activity. The experienced doctors at the Cupertino clinic prescribe the right treatment with immediate diagnosis and offer professional help till their patients are restored to a normal condition.

The Podiatrists at the Cupertino Clinic offer Timely Care

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After earning his degree in podiatry and completing his residency, Dr. Michael Cornelison joined an existing Cupertino practice in 2000. When the other podiatrist retired in 2003, Dr. Cornelison took over the practice and formed Cupertino Podiatry, Inc.

Dr. Cornelison specializes in advanced reconstructive surgery while simultaneously dedicating himself to helping patients avoid such surgery. His practice emphasizes restoring the support and function of the foot to provide long-term relief of symptoms rather than just relieving symptoms without addressing the underlying cause. He looks for the root of the problem rather than attempting to just put a band-aid on it.

Cupertino Podiatry can also fit patients with orthotics (therapeutic footwear and inserts) to aid recovery or for long-term management. And whether you are a serious athlete or a weekend warrior, Dr. Cornelison can create a specialized sports injury treatment program to help you get back on your feet.

Dr. Cornelison has earned the prestigious 'Diamond Certified Award' based on outstanding customer satisfaction. To learn more, please visit: http://www.diamondcertified.com.

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9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed For Lunch Noon - 2pm
Michael J. Cornelison, DPM, FACFAS
10353 Torre Avenue, Suite C
Cupertino, California 95014
(408) 446-5811