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4 Common Running Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 9, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Whether you have been running for years or you are new to the world of running, if you have not already, you will likely at some point suffer a running-related injury. While some running injuries can sideline you for a while, others are less serious and may only require you to go a little easier for a time. If you are serious about running, knowing about common running injuries, injury prevention, and treatment is essential.

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Topics: Runner's Knee, running injuries

You used to being a runner...

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 8, 2016 at 9:55 AM

You've worked through pain before, but never anything like this. A few days ago, during a routine run, you hit something on the ground just wrong and twisted your ankle. You didn't fall down at the time, but now it is swollen and very uncomfortable.

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Topics: Ankle Sprain, ankle brace, running injuries

Avoid runner's knee and other knee Injuries with the right shoe

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Whether you're a "newbie" to running or an experienced marathoner, you probably know that along with the exhilaration and cardio benefits comes the risk of injury. The constant pounding of your foot and ankle can cause a variety of ailments around the knee. One problem in particular is called "Runner's Knee" or Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). 

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Topics: running injuries

Common Running Injuries: Stress Fractures

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 28, 2015 at 12:01 PM

We're wrapping up our series of posts about common running injuries today.  If you missed the previous posts about runner's knee, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and IT band syndrome, be sure to check them out, too!  For our final post in this grouping, we'll provide an overview of stress fractures, one of the most dreaded running injuries.

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Topics: Running/Jogging, running injuries

Common Running Injuries: IT Band Syndrome

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 27, 2015 at 10:52 AM

Today we're continuing our series of posts about common running injuries.  So far, we've covered runner's knee, plantar fasciitis, and shin splints.  On the docket for today, IT band syndrome.

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Topics: Running/Jogging, running injuries

Sports Medicine Helping the Older Athlete Fight off Father Time

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Father Time can be a cranky and cantankerous ol' coot when he wants to be. The toll he takes on the body of a once energetic and athletic young man through the years can be somewhat heartbreaking on many levels. Usually some time around the mid 30s, that once young man capable of leaping tall buildings in a single bound becomes the guy playing the pick up game of basketball with the bad back, the awkward gait, and the jump shot that falls consistently two or three inches short of the rim. However, this doesn't have to be the case because modern day sports medicine is here to change all that.

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Topics: athletes, run, sport injuries, running injuries, athlete, running

Common Running Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 16, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Running is one of the most common forms of exercise in America.  People of all ages and athletic abilities regularly lace up their shoes and go for a run.  We've dedicated a series of blog posts to common running injuries and in our first post, we discussed runner's knee. Today, we'll take a look at another common running injury: plantar fasciitis.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, running injuries, running

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