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Running Injuries Archive
Posted on January 1, 2013 | No CommentsStress fractures are one of the most feared running injuries. Stress fractures are small cracks in a bone that develop from repeated trauma from running without adequate rest. It is...
Posted on December 23, 2012 | No CommentsA common idea is that runners can improve their efficiency and decrease the chance of injuries by altering the way their feet impact the ground. The two competing schools of...
Posted on July 22, 2012 | No CommentsLet’s face it, humans were not meant to sit 8-9 hours per day. Our bodies are built to walk and run upright and keep active. Although a typical desk job...
Posted on October 9, 2011 | No CommentsMost runners know the damage that well-known running injuries can do to a training program. IT-band issues, plantar fasciitis, and achilles tendon pain can all destroy your running plans. However,...
Posted on October 2, 2011 | No CommentsGetting “the trots” may sound funny to non-runners, but runners who have experienced diarrhea during a run find nothing funny about the subject. Consistently suffering from the trots can really...
Posted on September 16, 2011 | No CommentsKnee pain is probably the most common running injury. This injury is especially prevalent in new runners and develops when a runner runs too many miles his or her body...
Posted on September 4, 2011 | No CommentsThe feet are the one part of a runner’s body that must endure a lot of impact. One of the most important shock absorbers of the foot is a piece...
Posted on August 21, 2011 | No CommentsIt is almost inevitable that every runner will experience “runners knee” at least once during his or her running career. The medical term for runners knee is “chondromalacia,” and this...
Posted on August 3, 2011 | No CommentsOne of the best ways to prevent running injuries is to carefully choose your running surfaces. Many runners do not realize how important it is to pay attention to whether...
Posted on July 29, 2011 | No CommentsThere is nothing worse than a running injury that won’t heal. It does not matter how much ice, heat, or anti-inflammatories that you apply – nothing works! Sometimes a chronic...