Runner’s Knee Explained: How To Diagnose and 9 Exercises To Treat It

Runner’s knee is a condition you hear about regularly in the running world. It can seriously hamper your training, leaving you completely sidelined. Runner’s knee is an umbrella term that describes several conditions that cause pain around the patellar tendon. It is more accurately described as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). It is often dubbed ‘Runner’s … Read more

How To Treat Shin Splints And Keep Running

Shin splints, otherwise known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), are usually categorized by pain along the inside edge of the shinbone. MTSS typically occurs in runners and athletes who are exposed to excessive weight-bearing activities such as long-distance running or jumping. Do your shins hurt when running? If you are experiencing shin splints, you are … Read more

Running with Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It + 7 Exercises To Recover Quickly

If you run regularly, you or someone you know has probably experienced plantar fasciitis. Amongst runners, incidence rates of plantar fasciitis range between 4.5% and 10% in any given year, making it one of the most common injuries for runners to experience. An injury can quickly destabilize a training plan and disrupt your routine. Plantar … Read more

Runner’s Knee Recovery Time + Helpful Tips To Get Back Running

Runner’s knee, or patellofemoral pain syndrome, is an unfortunately common running injury that can strike both beginners and experienced runners alike. In fact, studies show that runner’s knee is actually the most common overuse running injury, with an incidence of about 19–30% in female runners and 13–25% in male runners. Runner’s knee often begins with … Read more

Side Stitch While Running – How to Prevent, Treat, and Beat It!

The side stitch while running: a crazy-annoying injury that every runner out there has experienced and agonized over. Who hasn’t felt that shooting pain in the side?  Who hasn’t had to fall short of their running goal because of it? It seems like they come out of nowhere. You’re out enjoying your run, and then … Read more

Plantar Fasciitis for Runners – How To Treat It and Minimise Your Downtime

Plantar Fasciitis for runners can be one of the most stubborn and re-occurring injuries, leading to months of pain and time off from running. If you’re worried that you may have developed the dreaded plantar fasciitis, don’t worry. It can be treated, and you can run again! Here’s everything you need to know about plantar … Read more

Achille’s Tendonitis for Runners: How To Treat It (And Keep Running)

Achille’s Tendonitis for runners is one of the most common injuries, and can stop you in your tracks. Feeling that pain in the back of your lower leg?   Let’s jump in and find out what Achille’s Tendonitis is, what causes it, how to prevent it, and how to treat it – hopefully without suspending your … Read more

How To Treat Shin Splints For Runners – Without Stopping Your Training

You’ve probably experienced shin splints at some point in your running career. That painful ache in the front of your legs after a run or brisk walk can be extremely unpleasant! Shin splints are usually associated with new runners, but they can happen to any runner – especially if you’ve been ramping up the miles. The good news is … Read more