Most runners, at some point in time, have had some sort of injury to the ribcage. Usually this limits our ability to take those nice deep breaths we all enjoy while running. This article will discuss some of the more common rib injuries. Continue reading Rib Pain
…isn’t always what you’ve got.
One of the more involved discussions that I have with patients is going over what their x-ray or MRI findings mean, especially when the radiologist mentions arthritis. For runners, this is a bit of a hot button topic because Continue reading Arthritis: What You See…
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a particularly common knee injury that affects 100,000 to 200,000 people each year in the United States. It is the same injury that Tiger Woods struggled with when he won the US Open Golf Championship in 2008 Continue reading Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
You’ve just finished an heroic workout. You felt no problems during and immediately afterward. Now, it’s two days later and your legs are so sore that you can’t walk, let alone Continue reading Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)
“So what’s the plan?” This question was leveled at me after telling a patient that she may have a fracture in her knee after a fall. The problem was that she was training for an upcoming marathon and taking a complete sabbatical from training was not an option. Continue reading So What’s the Plan?
This shoe boasts lighter weight without compromising cushioning or durability.
Runners hate heavy shoes. The compromise between stability versus weight and responsiveness is a constant conflict. New Balance appears to have a pretty good grasp of this struggle with the 1223.
The 1223 is a maximum stability shoe for moderate to severe overpronators. Continue reading The New Balance 1223
Amidst the recent commotion surrounding silencing athletes’ political views at the summer Olympics, I thought it might be fun to read the Olympic Charter. This is what I came across on page 11 of the Charter. Continue reading The IOC: Humanitarianism or Hypocrisy?
Wednesday is track day for me. Intervals, anaerobic intensity and intense pain are the order of the day. This particular day however, I was running late Continue reading Ouch, Hamstring Strains