Ask the doctor: Jogging and arthritis

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Published: July, 2014

Q. I'm 68 and I've jogged regularly for decades, but I've developed a touch of arthritis in my knees. Will continuing to run make my knees wear out faster?

A. Having mild arthritis in the knees should not stop you from running, and the running probably did not create the problem in the first place.

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