I was just on a call with an interesting elite athlete, and he’s been injured.
He had one particular injury in his foot and then started having a completely different injury, as soon as that injury in his foot was starting to heal.
We were talking about how disappointment can lead to more and more setbacks.
The phrase he used struck me.
He said, “I think it might be traumatic disappointment.”
What is traumatic disappointment and what kind of effect can it have on delayed healing in an injured runner?
Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.View Details »
I was just given a talk at the International Foot and Ankle Foundation’s 40th Annual Hawaii Seminar.
And at the end of the session, we got a couple of questions from the audience during the live Q&A for the doctors.
A doctor in the audience she had a runner who is one of her patients.
This runner had been basically running on a mild stress fracture, which I would really consider a stress reaction, for a period of about two months but wanted to do a race.
Today on the Doc on the Run Podcast, we’re talking about what a doctor should do when she is helping a runner with a stress fracture who has been running on it for 2 months and still wants to run a race.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we’re talking about how races don’t cause running injuries. Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we’re talking about how races don’t cause running injuries. Races don’t cause injury. If you signed up for a marathon and you tell enough people, you might hear somebody tell […]View Details »
Broken toes are common, but they can really hamper your training when you’re getting ready to run a race. If you break your toes a few weeks before a big race the question is always whether or not you will be able to run your race.
Today’s episode is based on the questions sent in for a runner who broke a couple of toes and wants to know whether or not she’s going to be able to run her race in a few weeks. This episode will help you understand the questions to ask if you fracture your toes and you still want to run.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about whether or not you can run your race with broken toes.View Details »
If you are running with pain in the ball of the foot that seems like a stress fracture, it could be a plantar plate sprain. If you get a plantar plate sprain right before a race, the obvious question is whether or not you should do the event.
If you have a sprain of the plantar plate ligament, you may still be able to run. You just have to decide how bad the injury is, what your long-term goals are, and how badly you want to to participate in the event.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about whether or not you can run with a plantar plate sprain.View Details »