Marathon training is tough. It takes a lot of time and dedication. Somewhere along the line, you might get sick or injured while training. If you do, you might want to think twice before reaching for that ibuprofen or taking those antibiotics. This new article by marathon runner and San Francisco’s award-winning podiatrist explains why some commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medication can put you at unnecessary risk while training for a marathon or half marathon.
Dr. Christopher Segler is an Ironman triathlete and marathon runner who was recognized on 2010 as one of “America’s Top Podiatrists.” If you have a question about tendonitis, a possible stress fracture, or any other running related injury, you can reach him directly at (415) – 308-0833.