When you’re recovering from a running injury, the most important thing you can track is your pain.
Changes in pain level is what tells you whether or not you should move from one activity level to the next.
Although many doctors will ask you in your initial interview, “What is your pain on a scale of one to 10? How much does it hurt?” They very rarely ask you many more specifics about that pain.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about pain point measurements that are crucial for recovering runners.View Details »
No runner wants pain.
However, when injured and trying to recover, pain is actually one of the most useful tools at your disposal.
I often tell injured runners and doctors at medical conferences something you should think about:
Pain is the most abundant and most underutilized evaluation tool available to runners when they’re trying to get back to running.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about how pain is the most underutilized tool for recovering runners.View Details »
I just had a consultation with a woman who has been having pain in the toes and the end of the big toenails just after running.
The pain in the big toes has been getting worse. She was also getting some numbness or tingling around the corner of the toenails.
She wanted to know…
“Am I doing something wrong with my shoes?”
“Am I cutting my toenails wrong?”
“Is there really something wrong on the inside of my toe?”
Today on the Doc on the Run Podcast, we’re talking about what you need to think about if your toenail hurts when you run.View Details »