Share121 Tweet Pin4 Share Reddit EmailShares 125Yes, I’m a physical therapist first, but truthfully, I may be a psychologist second. Managing any person, runner or not, when injured can be a chore. Part of
Share101 Tweet Pin Share Reddit EmailShares 101The marathon distance is unlike any other in running. All your eggs are in one basket. If it doesn’t go well it’s unlikely that you can brush yourself
Share72 Tweet Pin2 Share Reddit EmailShares 74I know better than this. I know the consequences. “I’ll just get them tomorrow.” Well, two weeks went by and I have yet to rectify a looming disaster.
Share276 Tweet Pin4 Share Reddit EmailShares 280What’s the goal of your training plan? Is it to run a specific time? Tackle a new distance? Qualify for Boston? How much does your training plan match
Share96 Tweet Pin Share Reddit EmailShares 96El Niño has trudged through the northeast providing unseasonably warm weather while shattering record high temps. One-hundred-year old snow records have fallen here in Buffalo and for the
Share70 Tweet Pin1 Share5 Reddit EmailShares 76Who’s ready for 2016? I know I am. It’s been awhile since I last raced. After Grandma’s Marathon I shut it down (even though I swear I wouldn’t)
Share137 Tweet Pin Share Reddit EmailShares 137Bone injuries suck. There’s no quicker way to grind your season and training to a halt than hearing your doc murmur the “s” word: stress fracture. For most
Share133 Tweet Pin3 Share Reddit EmailShares 136I use the scale outlined below daily with my injured runners. This scale works for nearly every injury. The image above is a scale that is likely burned
Share92 Tweet Pin Share Reddit EmailShares 92“It doesn’t hurt.” This simple phrase can mean so much to so many. It can be a frustrating experience for my patients when they utter those three words.
Share100 Tweet Pin Share Reddit EmailShares 100 Add more cushioning and you get better shock absorption. It makes sense on paper, right? Most of us, me included, shook our heads at the thought of