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How to Avoid the Four Most Common Foot Injuries From Running

Runners’ feet do a lot of work. Here how to best take care of yours so foot injuries don’t slow you down. With summer around the corner, longer days mean one thing for runners: more daylight hours during which to hit the pavement. While runners often deal with minor aches and pains, it’s important to […]

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Running Injuries: Best Running Surfaces In NYC

Running is one of the best ways to stay fit, tone all areas of the body, burn calories, and relieve stress. As with any athlete, a runner is susceptible to pain and injury when pushing themselves to improve. Most setbacks can be avoided by choosing the right surfaces to run, optimizing your workout while reducing […]

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Injuries All Women Runners Should Know About

All runners are aware of injuries they must trat and avoid when training. But did you know that women runners often face a unique set of physical challenges? Here’s what you need to know as a fierce, female runner. ISSUES UNIQUE TO FEMALE RUNNERS The female runner has unique risks with respect to repetitive stress, acute injuries and […]

Common Running Injuries and Treatments

Common Running Injuries and Treatments

Whether you’re a beginner or an avid runner dedicated to training, there are some injuries you are bound to encounter. Here are a few common running injuries and things one can do to treat it. Runner’s Knee – Another name for this is Iliotibial Band Syndrome. The name comes from the tendon that stretches from the […]

Is Running Bad For The Knees?

I would have to say that the most dedicated athletic patients that I come across are runners. Runners almost have a withdrawal sensation when they cannot run. Unfortunately, very often, runners develop knee pain and need to shut it down as they recover. Inevitably, when they are about to return to their activities, they often […]

Ready To Exercise?

The American Heart Association’s recommendations for physical activity for adults are 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (30 minutes, 5 times per week) or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise (25 minutes, 3 times per week). Moderate exercise is light to somewhat hard exercise on the perceived exertion scale. Vigorous exercise is very hard to […]

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