Achilles Tendinopathy Anyone who runs knows a little bit about or has heard of Achilles tendinopathy. It is a frustrating over-load induced injury. Different factors contribute to tendinopathy. The site of irritation may be a clue, as insertional tendinopathy is commonly viewed as a compressive overload injury where midportion is viewed as a tensile overload injury. … Continue reading My Toil With Achilles Tendinopathy
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Overstride As I outlined in my previous post, overstriding is a major contributor to knee pain and poor economy. I want to highlight some exercises and running form drills that you can incorporate into your training, to help prevent your overstride. Hernan Pinera Look Forward Not Down. As we run, where we look has an impact on … Continue reading How To Fix Your Overstride
Are You Overstriding Overstriding is a common among runners of all abilities. I'd like to give you a short insight into the common contributors of over-striding and why it reduces performance and increases the chances of injury. It's all in the hips. The hips and muscles around the hips take a lot of flack … Continue reading Overstriding – Running
Patellofemoral pain (runners knee) is an insidious injury that kind of creeps up on you. It affects both athletes and non athletes alike. It typically presents as pain in or under the knee cap. This makes it very frustrating as you can't quiet put your finger on it.