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2 08, 2018

Achilles Tendonitis

By |2019-05-13T16:56:22+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Achilles Tendonitis


 

The Achilles tendon is the thick band of tissue at the back of the heel that connects the calf muscle to the heel. Achilles tendonitis occurs if that tendon becomes irritated and tightened due to chronic stress, usually from a dramatic increase in training mileage, and makes up 11% of running injuries according to a Runner’s World article. It’s best to address this type of injury right away because if the tendon becomes chronically irritated and

6 04, 2018

Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

By |2019-05-13T16:56:53+00:00April 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

 

According to a recent article published in U.S. News, 5 Common Running Injuries and How to Heal Them, 50% of running injuries are estimated to occur at the knee. If you are a runner that experiences pain in the kneecap during activities like running, squatting, prolonged sitting, or going down the stairs, you likely have patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), or “runner’s knee”.

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