Running Injuries

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis is inflammation of the Achilles tendon where it attaches to the back of the heel. It is often caused by overuse of the muscle especially when the muscle is excessively tight.

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Eccentric Calf Muscle Training

Heavy-Load Eccentric Calf Muscle Training For the Treatment of Chronic Achilles Tendinosis

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Forefoot Neuroma

Forefoot neuroma, also known as Morton’s neuroma or an interdigital neuroma, is a trapping of the nerves that run into the foot between the metatarsal heads, often described as the ball of the foot.

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Hamstring Strain

Hamstring strain is an injury to the muscle group in the back of the thigh. A strain is a stretch or tear of the muscle or tendon, commonly referred to as a “pulled” muscle.

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Iliotibial Band Symdrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITB) is irritation to the tissue that lies over the outer side of the knee. It often occurs as a result of excessive tension of the band which rubs over the bony prominences of the thigh bone near the hip and knee.

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Plantar Faciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the irritation of the tissue supporting the arch of the foot. The pain is from inflammation in the fascia (a thick fibrous material) that covers the bottom (plantar) of the foot, this may also cause heel pain.

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Runner's Knee

Runner’s knee, otherwise known as patellofemoral syndrome, is an injury to the cartilage on the underside of the kneecap where it glides on the groove at the end of the thighbone.

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Shin Splints

Shin splints are commonly known as injuries to the front or inside edge of the lower leg or shinbone (tibia). This injury is common in runners and jumpers and is usually caused by overuse or doing too much, too quickly.

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Injury Clinic Handout

This handout was given out at the injury clinic informational meeting on September 6th.

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Injury Clinic Handout 2

This handout was given out at the injury clinic informational meeting on September 6th.

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Marathon Health Handout

This handout was given out at the injury clinic informational meeting on September 6th.

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