Recognizing and Addressing Common Running Injuries
June 1st is Global Running Day. It is also a great day to lace up your runners, grab a friend, co-worker, or your dog and start building up your momentum for the season!
Are you a runner? Or are you thinking of trying out running to see if it is something you like? Running is an excellent form of cardiovascular exercise and requires minimal equipment, thus making it easy to perform anywhere at anytime. Unfortunately runners are not exempt from injury. Physiotherapy is very beneficial to helping you return to the activity you love as quickly as possible whilst minimizing the chance of re-injury.
Here are some common running injuries. It is a good idea to know them so that you recognize early signs of these injuries which will allow you to receive early intervention.
Runners Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome):
This is a general term given to pain felt around the knee and patella that is felt with running or activity requiring re...