Today’s episode actually comes from a question that is a real-world situation.
Should I take Lovenox after an ankle fracture? I broke my ankle. The doctor gave me a prescription. Should I take this thing or not? Is this appropriate for me?
This is actually a great question and it points out a couple of things I think are worth hearing.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about whether or not you should take Lovenox after an ankle fracture.
I was recently doing a presentation about how runners go wrong.
They know all of this stuff about training, running biomechanics, running form and nutrition. And that’s not enough.
Runners still get injured and have to call me…even after they’ve seen other doctors.
Today, on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about the number one cause of confusion in injured runners.View Details »
I was speaking with a runner who had an over-training injury and she wanted a second opinion. And the reason she called was that she went to see a doctor and the doctor recommended a specific treatment for her.
So she went home and she started doing some online research, and she started thinking that maybe this treatment might actually be bad for her as a runner.
Everything in medicine is about risk versus benefit.
We take every treatment that we offer to a patient that we recommend to someone who has an injury or an illness and we have to decide, is this treatment actually going to make the person better as a whole, or could potentially make them worse?
Today on the Doc on the Run podcast, we’re talking about whether or not this treatment is bad for runners.
Today on the doc on the run podcast, we are talking about how you are only one step away. Today the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about how you’re only one step away. Every run begins with one step. Right now, you are doing one of two things. Either you are getting stronger. Or […]View Details »
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about the secret to healing like a pro runner.View Details »
You cannot plan a trip without a destination. And you cannot expect to heal as fast as possible if you do not have a clear goal and a defined timeline. The quality of the medical advice you get will depend on the clarity
of your running goals. Running injury treatment needs to be tailored to you, your specific injury, the severity of your injury and your unique running goals. Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about why you should define your goal if you are injured and want to run.
A torn plantar plate can be one of the most frustrating injuries for a runner.
A runner who has been following many of the suggestions regarding ways to reduce the stress and strain on the plantar plate ligament, has been treating the injury on her own and was getting better.
Then she recently got a set back and understandably got super frustrated.
But like most strong runners, she is focusing on the possible solutions instead of wallowing in self pity.
She wrote in and said…
I am desperate to be able to even walk barefoot without pain, to be able to run on the treadmill and jump !! I am wondering whether it is worth trying the following :
2. Ultrasound therapy
3. Plasma Therapy
Today on the Doc On Run Podcast we’re talking about 3 different torn plantar plate injury treatment options worth considering.View Details »
I believe in research. I am absolutely convinced that if the study or clinical trial shows a high likelihood you will have an adverse event like a heart attack or stroke when you take a medication, you probably should not take that medication.
Clinical research can show you very clearly what you should not do.
Clinical research however does not always show you so clearly what you should do.
And that is where things start to get cloudy.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about why runners should not look for a cure through a clouded lens.View Details »
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the 8 places where runners foot fungus lives in your home. Toenail fungus is gross! I know you probably don’t want to think about toenail fungus, but believe it or not, toenail fungus, the stuff that causes athlete’s foot, it’s all the same stuff, and […]View Details »
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the #1 mistake runners make in the first week of a running injury. Anytime you make a mistake in training, push a little too hard and get injured, you have pain. That pain creates an urgent need for answers. Specifically a need to answer […]View Details »