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Posted by: N.B. | 2007/03/12

Recommend doctor for running injuries!

Dear Cyberdoc

I have been running for a number of years, but only +/- 4 half marathons and a few 10km per year. I have trouble with my knees, which results in pain during a race. Therefor I don't run often. I am aware of itb and wearing the correct shoes. I would like to see a doctor however who would speacialize in running injuries, knees etc. Who would you recommend in the Cape Town area. I live in the Boland. Stellenbosch, Paarl and Durbanville is close by.

Thanks,
Kind Regards,
N.B

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Dear N.B
Prof Tim Noakes at UCT will be my first choice.
The clubs will probably also be able to give you some advice in who to contact: http://time-to-run.co.za/capetown/durbac/

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Posted by: Lou | 2007/03/12

The doc cant make individual reccomendations, however suggesty you phone a physiotherapist in the area and ask for a referral to a sports doc - they will be sure to know a few.

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