Avoiding and preventing running injuries is relatively difficult, if not impossible. Strength and balance deficits are unavoidable. Neglecting these foundational principles only appears to be a catalyst to missing severe training time. Being Reactive,
“I think I need to stretch more.” Do you believe this blanket and all-encompassing statement? I think we can all agree that most of us are coming to the table with varying amounts of
Most runners have experienced the sharp, aching pain of a “side stitch” or cramp at one time or another while running. The actual cause of these annoying side pains is not 100% certain. A
The slant board has been professed to enhance performance, prevent injury, and provide benefit in rehabilitation. It’s (unfortunately) associated with assisting in the treatment of plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, patellar tendonitis, and even hip
Sitting is the new smoking. Yeah. That and fast food. If you haven’t heard, sitting is bad for you. The research has found decreased life expectancy for those sitting >3 hours a day and
As clinicians, we often explain injuries in the form of strength or flexibility. We’ll drill you on exercises that have been proven to engage specific muscles or stretches that make you feel your tightness.
Pronation is a well-known running term; however, both its definition and application have been buried under pages of bad press from critics with little to no understanding of anatomy and applied function. Neutralist’s and