Running injuries

Run for Life: Part 3

Welcome back for the conclusion of Run for Life!   Injury #3: Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) There can be many different causes for knee pain, but one of the biggest culprits is overall faulty mechanics. In the vast majority of cases we find a significant lack of hip and trunk strength and stability as well … Read More

Run for Life: Part 2

Welcome back to Run for Life: Part 2. We will continue with another common running injury…   Injury #2: Iliotibial band syndrome (a.k.a. IT band syndrome/ITBS) This is another chronic inflammation issue where the IT band, which is the big band of connective tissue on the side of your leg, becomes irritated due to overuse … Read More

Run for Life: Part 1

In this 3 part series, Dr. Ivy Roe, one of our talented Performance Physical Therapists and our resident running guru, will break down several issues that plague runners in their quest for their next PR.     Plantar fasciitis, IT band syndrome, Achilles tendonitis, shin splints…any of these sound familiar? It is estimated up to … Read More