Running Injuries

Treat and Prevent Your Running InjuriesSigns, symptoms and research-backed treatment solutions for common running injuries

Getting injured stinks. It doesn’t matter if you’re an elite runner logging 80 miles per week or you are training for your first 5k; being sidelined is physically and emotionally hard to deal with.

Unfortunately, getting injured is also very common. Recent research estimates that eighty-two percent of runners will get injured at some point in their running career. It’s no secret then that getting to the bottom of your running injuries, and preventing them in the future, is critical if you want to continue to improve long-term.

Luckily, we’ve put together countless hours of research on the common causes of running injuries and, more importantly, the most effective preventive exercises and routines you can do to get and stay healthy. If you’re injured, the information and resources here will get you back up and running in no time.

Comprehensive guide for every running injury

1. Plantar fasciitis

2. Achilles Tendonitis and Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy

3. Shin splints

4. Patella Tendonitis

5. High Hamstring Tendinopathy

6. Stress fractures

7. Runner’s Knee

8. IT Band Injuries

Information and preventive exercises for common running injuries

1.  The relationship between hip strength and running injuries – the latest research

2. Hip strength and running form: The role of hip drop in running injuries

3. Why Runners Get Hurt

4. Are You at a Higher Risk for Running Injuries? The Latest Research on Who Gets Injured and Why

5. Could running on softer surface actually be worse for your running injuries

6. How excessive leg crossover can cause running injuries and how to fix it

7. Are custom orthotics worth the cost?

Cross training for when you are injured

1. Aqua Jogging

2. Elliptical Machine

3. How long before you lose running fitness

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