Runner’s Toe: Causes, Symptoms, And Prevention

Between common issues like toenail fungus, bunions, ingrown toenails, blood blisters, and fungal infections between the toes, distance runners don’t tend to have the best-looking feet and toenails. And then there’s the dreaded black toenail from running, so common that it’s actually called runner’s toe. Although most distance runners cringe in disgust when they take … Read more

The 7 Key Steps In Returning To Running After Injury

Like many recreational and pro runners, you probably run for a variety of reasons. Running offers distinct positive effects on your physical, emotional, and social well-being. Working with runners and athletes throughout the years, alongside dealing with my own injuries, has helped me understand the frustration, despair, and lack of direction that comes with recovering … Read more

Pain In Arch Of Foot After Running? 3 Potential Causes + Treatment Plan

Pain in the arch of the foot after running can quickly rob you of the joy of hitting the trails. Running is an excellent way to stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle, but it can also lead to various types of injuries, including arch pain. In fact, arch pain, most commonly seen as … Read more

How To Prevent Running Injuries In Adolescent Athletes

Running is a popular and easily accessible sport for adolescents, offering numerous physical and mental health benefits. Across the world, participation rates in running among preadolescents and adolescents reach as high as 40%. Within the United States, running is recorded as the second most prevalent physical pursuit for both girls aged 12 to 15 years … Read more

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

Knee Pain Going Down Stairs? The 4 Likely Causes + How To Fix It

If you are experiencing knee pain going down stairs, you are not alone; it is a common ailment that runners suffer from. As a runner, you are likely to have had a knee injury yourself or know someone who has at some point. In fact, research shows that knee injuries account for a staggering 50% of all … Read more