Are your current running shoes putting you at risk for a stress fracture?
One common reason for too much bone stress is that a runner didn’t have enough cushioning because they were using a shoe that was too stiff, or wasn’t padded enough, or soft enough, and they were running on concrete or asphalt.
That run, in those particular running shoes, beat up the bone too much and then the bone started to crack and develop into a stress fracture.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about what the worst running shoes for stress fractures.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about what really causes stress fractures. I was recently at a medical conference and I asked all the doctors in the audience … I said, “What causes stress fractures?” Now in this case I was actually lecturing on stress fractures and what we as doctors […]
If you’re a runner who gets tightness in your calves and develops Achilles tendinosis it can be very difficult to get it to heal and it can be very frustrating. Some runners fail multiple treatments including stretching, home exercises, physical therapy, braces, PRP injections and many other treatments. You just have to figure what it will take to get the Achilles tendon to heal so you can get back to running.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast we’re talking about how a marathon mindset can predispose you to injury. For runners there are really only two types of running injuries. A traumatic injury happens as result of some accident. It might be that you roll your ankle or you trip and fall. You cannot […]
A tendon is a structure that is made up completely of highly organized collagen strands that connects a muscle to bone. Although any tendon in the body is susceptible to injury, the Achilles’ tendon happens to be the one that is injured most often.
We understand the concerns of the injured patient with an active lifestyle. Our treatment goals are patient-centered and we work to provide a safe return to your chosen activity. Our physician is an active athlete who has a personal appreciation for the rewards of goal-setting and competition. Dr. Segler has lectured on running […]