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#544 Stress fracture wishes as fodder for facts

In this episode we’re talking about stress fractures and we’re talking about what happens when you as a runner, wished something to be true and it’s not a fact. It’s really important that you understand this. Some of the wishes are things like, well, I want to run. The second one is I don’t want there to be a crack on my x-ray. Some facts are, well, my podiatrist took an x-ray and there was no crack. So what does that do? Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about stress fracture wishes as fodder for facts.

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#459 How bad is Grade 3 Stress Fracture?

Today’s episode actually comes from a podcast listener who had a question:

“I got an MRI just to give me the green light to resume training and it showed a grade three stress reaction of the left tibia. Do you think I can run?”

Deciding whether or not you can run with a stress fracture really depends on understanding how bad it was when it started, and how bad it is right now.

How bad is a grade three stress fracture? Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc on the Run podcast.

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#202 if you haven’t taken an action you haven’t made a decision

Many years ago I heard a quote from Tony Robbins. He said, “Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.”

When you’re an injured runner you can’t just wait for it to heal like a normal patient because the whole time you’re waiting, things are getting worse. You are losing your aerobic fitness, you are getting weaker, you are losing your neuromuscular connections. Your form is falling apart.

If you have an overtraining injury and have decided you want to heal faster than the average patient, you have to take action.

Today on Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about how if you haven’t taken an action, you haven’t made a decision.

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