How To Prevent Overuse Injuries With Running

1. Cross train with other forms of cardio exercise, such as swimming, biking, etc.2. Stretch your problem areas (hamstrings, IT band, Achilles, quads, etc). Spend extra time on these targets.3. Avoid progressing too fast when training.4. Correct biomechanical problems through bracing, taping and/or orthotics (make an appointment with your physician to determine if any of …

The time I needed PT

I knew I wanted to be a PT since high school. But in college I actually needed Physical Therapy for knee pain. Every time I ran, the back of my knees would hurt during the run and afterward. I actually had to stop running because the knee pain made it hard for me to climb …