Today’s episode comes from a YouTube viewer who posted a question,
“I have a low risk grade stress reaction in my posterior tibia. Interestingly, there is some research discussing the benefits of weight bearing bone building exercise once tolerated pain free, like hops jumps and step ups. Do you have any advice on when and how to integrate these types of exercises into a rehabilitation program?”
When is it okay to add weight bearing exercises when you’ve had a bone injury like a stress reaction?
That is what we are talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.View Details »
If you want to run as soon as possible after an injury, you may need aggressive treatment like immobilization in a cast or a fracture walking boot.
When I lecture at medical conferences, I talk a lot about why I believe fracture walking boots are over-prescribed, overused and often used way too long in many injured runners for common overtraining injuries.
In talking to another runner the other day, I was thinking about the specific goals that are in conflict between you and your doctor.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about doctor’s goals when they give you a fracture walking boot versus your goals when you’re wearing a fracture walking boot and you’re a runner.View Details »
Today on the Doc on the Run Podcast, we’re talking about the one goal you should have when you get a running injury. There is really only one goal you need to have when you get a running injury. Now just this week, I was speaking at the International Foot & Ankle Foundation meeting in […]View Details »