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#731 Running allergy and injury recovery

Have you ever been to the doctor and heard this, “You must be allergic to running because you get injured every time you go running.”

A recovering runner and I were on a call talking about how she could get back to running and how to “just go for a run” without getting re-injured.

We were talking about this approach of getting her running fitness back now, and returning to running faster without just sitting around waiting.

She told me something I had never heard.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about running allergies and injury recovery.

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#719 What is a tendon synovectomy surgery?

Let’s say you have a nagging tendon injury that’s really been painful. It’s been bugging you a lot when you run.

You have had persistent pain either on the side of the ankle that just won’t seem to go away, even if you run less.

You see the doctor and she says, “Look, we tried everything. We should do surgery. Your tendon is not really torn, but we should do this surgical procedure called a “synovectomy” to get it to calm down so it will finally stop hurting.”

What is a tendon synovectomy surgery?

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

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