I am am training for my first 10k which is in just over a week. I have not been out for past 4 days due to a painful and slightly swollen left knee. Had a few niggles here and there - I ran 10k last week (furthest so far!) and felt fine after - but then thinking I was wonder woman - instead of having a rest the next day I went out again - then knee became really quite sore.
Went to physio who advised that it is a tendon problem - not the knee joint itself. The pain has been reducing. He massaged and used ultra sound thing on knee and advised that cycling would be beneficial as would work the tendon and increase blood supply without any impact (also keep up fitness). Anyone else tried this?
I want to get a few runs in before the race but dont want to risk injury. Went for a cycle tonight - ok, but not as good as a run. On the upside the knee is fine!
Should I risk a run before the race or carry on cycling til the big day then go for it??