Tag Archives: running

Hip Pain, culture, words and fragility

Last week I wrote a post about exercise after 50, which was inspired by a poor article by Reader’s Digest about how not to exercise and their correction. This week an article was published in Runner’s World about hip pain which also … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take

Many people with nagging running or other athletic injuries underestimate how long things take to get better sometimes. If we aren’t realistic with healing times, it can lead to a difficult recovery. We chase a “quick fix” that may not … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: Can I run when I’m pregnant?

“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: My knee hurts, should I try barefoot running?

“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort … Continue reading

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6 Things to Know Before Returning to Running Sports.

One of the most common things patients want to know when rehabilitating an injury is when they can go back to their sport, especially runners.  As a clinician my hope is once people start to return to their sport they … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Single Leg Squat

This is a great exercise for anyone who runs, skis, or participates in any sport that involves running, jumping, or sustaining a squatting position. It is a good way to train and develop strength in the hips in order to … Continue reading

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Ask a PT….Where you can get advice on pain, injury, or fitness from a physical therapist.

This will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort of injury … Continue reading

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Can You Stand on One Leg?

Single Leg Stance (SLS) is an often overlooked component of sports performance and injury.  The most basic functions of many sports, running, requires one foot to be off the ground at all times.  And even with daily walking one foot … Continue reading

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