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#823 Last chance option to avoid non-union surgery in a runner

Today’s episode applies to any injured running pondering surgery.

I just spoke to a runner who was told she might need surgery to fix a non-union of a metatarsal fracture.

I said, “Look, you have two choices. You can have surgery or not have surgery.”

We talked about what it meant if she did have surgery in terms of her recovery. And we also talked about how she could potentially get it to heal without having all the risk associated with surgery.

What is the very last option you can do as a runner to avoid surgery?

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

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7 Healing Limiters that Slow Runners Down

 Subscribe: iTunes | Android Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we’re talking about seven healing limiters that slow runners down. Today I was out on a run on San Bruno Mountain and it was a great day. I was running in the sun and I was just trying to think about like […]

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Sleep: The Recovering Runner’s Secret Weapon

Subscribe: iTunes | Android   Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast we’re talking about how sleep is the recovering runner’s secret weapon. Before we get started I want to let you know that we added a free self-evaluation quiz that will help you determine whether or not you may be suffering from too […]

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