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.View Details »
Achilles tendon injury on one leg and a calf muscle strain on the other leg?
Talk about a bummer: 2-for-the-price-of-1 overtraining injuries! Yes, it is possible to get similar running injuries on opposite legs, at the same time.
Today I had a conversation with a runner who has developed both of these injuries from running. These are actually just opposite ends of the same biomechanical spectrum at work. During the call I was explaining to him how it can happen, and how he could make some simple changes to prevent it from happening again in the future.
How can running on the road cause Achilles tendinitis in one leg and calf strain on the other? Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast!View Details »