How to avoid running injuries

How to avoid running injuries

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March is the busiest month at our sports injury clinics when we see a dramatic increase in running injuries like achilles tendinitis, shin splints, calf and other muscle strains, runner's knee and ITB syndrome, all of which are termed “overuse injuries”.
Knee pain, patello-femoral syndrome, runner's knee, sports injuries, physiotherapy, PFPS

Runner's knee

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Runner's knee is one of the most common and debilitating injuries…
Ankle injury, soft tissue injury, ankle sprain, ankle strain

Soft Tissue Injuries

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Soft tissue injuries are when trauma occurs to muscles, tendons or ligaments. Tendons are fibrous bands that attach muscles to bone. Trauma to muscles or tendons due to over-stretching is referred to as a ‘strain’.
back pain, neck pain, poor posture