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Plantar Fasciitis in Runners

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A very common occurrence that many runners have developed is plantar fasciitis. This is a very painful condition affecting the bottom of the foot, heel, ankle and calf. The pain can be intense at times and make simple walking very difficult. This is an inflammation of the plantar fascia. The...

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What causes low back pain?

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In today’s world so many people suffer from lower back pain. Millions of dollars are spent annually in diagnosing and treating lower back pain. There are many different causes of lower back pain including: traumatic origin, genetic predisposition, structural imbalances and environmental factors, to name a few. Lower back conditions...

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Why brake when you want to run?

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Did you know that the majority of runners are heelstrikers and running is associated with injures more than any other sport. It is considered dangerousbecause of the jarring impact it has on the body....if you heelstrike. It is also inefficient, since landing heel first while running, actually produces a braking...

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Ran My First Marathon!

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This is the story of Mary P. who has been unsuccessfully trying to run a marathon for the last past 5 years. Each time Mary would register for several different marathons she would begin a training regime. She would begin slowly increasing her running mileage, slowly according to a plan....

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Run Injury Free

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A study of runners over the past 10 years shows that 2 out of every 3 runners are injured at least once per year. This statistic poses a great challenge to runners. Finding different things that can be done to change this statistic are of paramount importance, or more importantly...

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Ankle Stability

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Over the years in practice I have seen many patients with old ankle injuries. Injuries that occurred early on in life. Ankle sprains and strains that happen to them while doing some athletic activity. These injuries on the most part were left untreated and healed slowly by themselves. Unfortunately when...

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