The Foot Stress Fracture Test: Causes, Symptoms + Treatment

A stress fracture in your foot is one of the most problematic injuries a runner can face. Although it may not necessarily last as long as other injuries, such as Plantar Fasciitis, ITB Syndrome, or Runner’s Knee, it is still a serious injury that needs to be addressed. There are many reasons why a foot stress fracture can occur, … Read more

Can Plantar Fasciitis Cause Knee Pain?

Have you been suffering from plantar fasciitis, knee pain, or both? Plantar fasciitis is a common issue for runners, with occurrence rates ranging from 4.5% to 10% annually; it accounts for around 8% of all running injuries. It’s a disruptive injury that can derail training and routines, with the discomfort being persistent and easily aggravated. Although … Read more

How To Cure Plantar Fasciitis In One Week, Is It Possible? + 4 Effective Treatments

Running is usually an exhilarating and freeing experience, but when you’re afflicted with plantar fasciitis pain, it can quickly rob you of the joy of hitting the trails. Plantar fasciitis is a common condition, so common in fact that it accounts for around 8% of all running injuries. At the beginning of a run, you … Read more

How To Speed Up Muscle Strain Recovery In 5 Proven Steps

Running injuries are common and frustrating; they can drag on for longer than needed. You want to lace up your shoes, but a muscle strain is holding you back. How long your recovery period will take is based on a lot of factors, and active participation in a solid rehabilitation routine will likely improve your … Read more

Can You Run On A Torn Meniscus? Expert Recovery + Rehab Tips

Are you experiencing knee pain while running? Knee pain is the single largest complaint for us runners, accounting for over 27% of all running injuries. Knee pain is usually down to conditions such as ITB Syndrome or Runner’s Knee, but today we will be looking at meniscal tears. There are many reasons why a meniscus tear … Read more

Plantar Fasciitis So Bad I Can’t Walk: Expert Advice On What You Need To Do

Plantar Fasciitis for runners can be extremely painful, in some cases, leaving you unable to walk. In severe cases, it can lead to months of pain and time off from running. If you’re worried that you may have developed the infamous plantar fasciitis, don’t worry. Incidence rates of plantar fasciitis for runners range anywhere between … Read more

Here Are The 7 Most Common Running Injuries + How To Treat Them

Running injuries are extremely common; in fact, a mind-boggling 50% of runners get injured each year, according to Yale Medicine. Getting injured as a runner can be incredibly demoralizing. It can stop our training in its tracks and grind to a halt any momentum we had. The good news is most injuries are preventable. When certain … Read more

Psoas Muscle Release: A Complete How-To Guide, By A Sports Therapist

A tight psoas muscle can really hinder your training, knock your confidence, and eventually lead to injury. During the running cycle, repetitive flexing of the hip can cause the psoas to become overworked and stiff, and sore. Understanding the possible root causes that are aggravating your tight psoas muscle is crucial in effectively treating and … Read more

Tight Hips? How To Stretch Hip Flexors For Improved Flexibility

Stiff hips are a common complaint among runners. Repetitive flexing of your hip during the running cycle can cause these muscles to become overworked, sore, and stiff. In extreme cases, it may result in an injury, cutting your run short. Even mild cases can leave you hobbling out of bed the day after a long … Read more

Pain Behind The Knee? 6 Common Causes + Effective Treatments

Knee injuries are prevalent but, in most cases, largely preventable. So prevalent, in fact, that research shows that knee injuries make up a whopping 50% of all running injuries. You may have heard of runner’s knee, IT band syndrome, and patellar tendonitis, but what about posterior knee pain? Pain in the back of the knee … Read more

Peroneal Tendonitis For Runners: Causes, Prevention, + Treatment

Peroneal tendonitis is a common ankle injury among endurance runners but doesn’t get the same attention as other better-known running ailments such as Runner’s Knee or Iliotibial Band Syndrome. Peroneal tendonitis is often categorized by pain or discomfort present along the outside of the ankle, heel, and foot, with an incidence rate estimated at around 0.6%. … Read more

Calf Pain From Running? 2 Likely Causes + An Effective Treatment Plan

Most runners have experienced some form of calf pain from running. Whether it’s a strain, tear, cramp, or just tightness, calf pain can be quite debilitating. Calf pain is often categorized by pain or discomfort in the gastrocnemius, soleus, or plantaris muscle and can happen during or after running. Calf pain while running is common, … Read more

Can I Run With A Hamstring Strain? + How To Recover Properly

Are you experiencing hamstring pain while running? A hamstring strain is not as common as other running injuries, such as ITB Syndrome or Runner’s Knee, but still boasts a high prevalence amongst athletes who run. A hamstring strain can occur due to direct trauma to an area or, like most running injuries, when your training demands … Read more