Archive for the ‘Injuries & Prevention’ Category

IT Band Syndrome

IT Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome or ITBS is common among runners. Starting with minor pain and tightness along the lateral leg from the hip and more commonly the knee. ITBS (if caught early) can be treated by stretching and strengthening, but left untreated, and the pain can become debilitating to the point where running may have to […]

PFPS

PFPS

PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome Michael Ribar LAT,PES & Rebecca Kohl DPT PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a common and painful injury that can occur in athletes of all ages.  PFPS represents about 25% of all knee injuries represented in Sports Medicine Clinics and is more common in women than men.  Symptoms of PFPS include achy with […]

Muscle Soreness: Why You Get It, How to Relieve It

Muscle Soreness: Why You Get It, How to Relieve It

Whether you are training for a 100 miler or running a local 5k, at some point you have felt it. Getting out of bed 24-72 hours after a tough workout, your body starts revolting against you. You have the dreaded DOMS, or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Although it seemingly strikes without warning, it is most likely […]

Taking care of the bodies needs

Taking care of the bodies needs

Running and injury seem to go hand in hand for most people. Some people are hurt often and others rarely, but almost everyone misses training or needs to cut back on training due to injury. Injuries are an issue with all sports but are particularly significant in running, because it is a conditioning sport not […]

Injury Free Running

Injury Free Running

Learn to love running by doing it right I have an opportunity to write about something I am very passionate about, running. Specifically, running form. Fortunately for those of us who enjoy running, there has been a lot of buzz about this topic. There are now books, blogs, videos, and courses we can utilize to […]