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#837 The most important ingredient for healing a stress fracture

Pain is the most useful and likely most underutilized tool available to any runner who is tired of waiting for doctors to give them permission to run.

How you track your pain is important.

One of the critical components in the running injury secrets framework that I discussed in the first episode of the members only podcast in the Injured Runners Aid Station is about pain caused from damage in the tissue versus pain caused by inflammation around the tissue.

You cannot run without understanding the difference, at least not safely.

Is the pain from injury or just inflammation?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#830 What is the most important ingredient to a runner after a plantar plate sprain?

I often get nutrition questions from runners who have overtraining injuries involving tissues made of collagen like the plantar plate ligament.

At the heart of these questions is what is the most important ingredient to add in their diet to speed recovery.

In this episode we are briefly discussing the key ingredients your body needs to repair collagen. If you are missing these, you might have a slower repair process if you have a partial tear of the plantar plate ligament itself.

What is the most important ingredient to a runner after a plantar plate sprain?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#772 Would collagen supplementation help an interstitial tear?

Today’s episode comes from Olivia who asked a question on the Doc On The Run YouTube channel:

“I believe I’m dealing with an interstitial tear. Would supplementing collagen help the healing process?”

An interstitial tear just means you have little bitty tear on the inside of a tendon or ligament.

You can get these types of injuries in the plantar plate ligament, the plantar fascia, or any tendon. All of those tendons and ligaments are made of collagen.

So, it seems reasonable that collagen supplementation might help the healing process. But is it proven to work?

Would collagen supplementation help an interstitial tear and a runner?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#732 Risks of PRP vs Cortisone injections for Hallux Rigidus

I was just on a call with a runner who has had this condition called “hallux rigidus.” and it’s where your big toe joint starts to get stiff, becomes rigid, and it doesn’t move as much.

Hallux rigidus is a progressive condition, especially if you continue to irritate the joint. You can damage the joint cartilage. The stiffer the big toe joint gets, the more pressure on the cartilage when the big toe is trying to fight that stiffness. Sometimes that movement hurts.

He was asking me about the options on different injections.

What are the risks between an injection like a PRP or platelet rich plasma injection versus something like a cortisone injection when you have hallux rigidus?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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Collagen Healing- Is it working for or against your running injury

Subscribe: iTunes | Android Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we’re talking about Collagen- is it working for or against your running injury. Collagen Healing Now look, I know I talk about this a lot but collagen is one of the most critical things when you’re healing any running injury. If you have […]

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