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

Runner’s knee often begins with just a niggle in the knee but can quickly escalate into a frustratingly persistent injury.

Runner’s knee recovery time can vary widely depending on the severity of the injury and how promptly it’s addressed. On average, recovery may take 4-6 weeks, but it could be shorter with early intervention or longer if the injury is severe.

What Are The Benefits Of Heat Therapy On Sports Injuries?

Trying to navigate yourself haphazardly down the stairs the day after a long run or high-intensity interval session unveils a regular ritual for runners. Because of the physical nature of running, runners will be all too familiar with muscle soreness and injuries, making effective recovery strategies crucial for sustained performance. Enter heat therapy, a longstanding … Read more

Running Injuries: The 8 Signs You Should Take A Break From Running

If you, like many of us, have caught the running bug, you’ll know how difficult it can be to take a break. But, like anything in life, too much of a good thing can lead to negative consequences. We run day after day, looking to achieve new personal bests and conquer longer distances. If we are training for … Read more

Calf Muscle Tear: Symptoms, Causes + How To Recover Fast

Calf pain is a familiar companion for most runners, and a calf muscle tear is often to blame, especially for those engaged in long-distance endurance running. Whether you’re running for pleasure or running competitively, a calf muscle tear can be a painful and debilitating experience. Astonishingly, statistics estimate that the occurrence of calf pain among … Read more

Does RICE Actually Work? Reviewing What The Latest Science Says

Rehabilitation of running injuries is often complex.  Nevertheless, the first port of call you will hear about if you find yourself injured is the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) protocol. It has been the gold standard treatment protocol for decades, utilized by coaches and healthcare providers with the intent of expediting the recovery process and … Read more

Pulled Muscle? Here Are The Symptoms + 6 Recovery Tips

It’s happened to most of us: your workout is going really well, and then all of a sudden, you feel a sharp pain in your muscle, almost like a cramp, and realize you’ve pulled a muscle. Or, perhaps everything seemed copacetic during your workout, but in the hours afterward, it begins to become evident that … Read more

Piriformis Syndrome For Runners: Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Treatment

Are you experiencing an aching soreness in your glutes or shooting pain down the back of your leg? Piriformis Syndrome can be a real pain in the a$$. It can be tricky to accurately diagnose due to the long list of symptoms, including glute, hip, and hamstring pain. Piriformis Syndrome can occur due to direct … Read more

Iliotibial Band Syndrome For Runners: Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Treatment

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most common running injuries that can seriously hamper your training. If ignored, it can end up leaving you completely sidelined. ITBS is often categorized by pain or discomfort near the lateral aspect of the knee, with an incidence rate estimated between 5% and 14%. ITBS can be … Read more

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

Can I Run With Runner’s Knee? Causes, Treatment + Valuable Advice

If you survey any large group of runners, there’s a good chance that at least one of them has or has had runner’s knee. In fact, studies show that the prevalence of runner’s knee ranges from about 19–30% in female runners, and 13–25% in male runners. Runner’s knee can crop up suddenly or develop more … 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