Running mechanics can be broken down into infinitesimal levels and require athletes to generate a deep connection with their bodies in order to make changes. These changes often only occur as a result of months of training and re-evaluation, but they can bring great benefit. Luckily, there are some simple changes you can make that
Be it shin splints, patella-femoral syndrome, IT band syndrome, or hip tendonitis, most running injuries share a common mechanical breakdown. Most of us can recognize it in ourselves, particularly as we get tired. The hips begin to droop to one side and the knee collapses inward. In the PT world, we call this a “valgus
So often I see runners make mistakes that athletes in other sports easily avoid. One of the most common ones is implementing variability into their training – or lack thereof! It’s fairly common knowledge that we shouldn’t go to the gym and spend all week just lifting for the arms; you’d break down, not give
1. Perform a proper warm up If you’re a player who doesn’t perform a proper warm-up you’re putting yourself at a serious disadvantage on the field. You won’t be as fast and explosive and you’re unnecessarily increasing your risk of an injury. Don’t just get to the field and start throwing as hard as possible.
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9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis You Most Likely Have Never Thought Of By Mandy Huggard, DPT, PT, ATC, CSCS Plantar fasciitis is an injury to connective tissue on the bottom of the foot. To appreciate the causes of plantar fasciitis, the function of this tissue must be understood, particularly as it pertains to