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When it comes to running-related knee injuries, the first thing most people think of is an ACL tear. That’s not the only thing that can go wrong with your knee while you run, though. Medial-collateral ligament (MCL) tears are also common among runners and other athletes. Like an ACL tear, and...
If you love running, then you’ll probably care about your health. Thus, it’s no secret that as we get older, we start to experience problems that are new to us. This can have a knock-on effect on everything from sports and leisure to (of course) healthcare. It’s imperative to...
Cross Training is a valuable tool then can aid athlete’s in getting their best performance. It is the action or practice of engaging in multiple sports or training practices in order to improve fitness or performance in one’s main sport (1). Runner’s in particular can often utilise cross-training to provide numerous benefits to their running performance. Let’s go through why cross-training can be a useful additional to one’s training.
At some point in their lives, approximately 80 percent of people will experience back pain. Some people, like runners, are highly susceptible to back pain -- in fact, one study showed that more than 50 percent of runners reported having a history of back pain. Runners can experience back pain...
Nick Cross and Todd Anderson are leading physiotherapists, based in Melbourne. By Nick Cross and Todd Anderson Falls Creek is renown as a hot spot for distance runners, from the recreational enthusiasts to the elite athlete. It encompasses unique trails, hills and rugged surroundings, it also provides near perfect running temperatures....
Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy is a painful and difficult condition that many runners and active individuals experience. Importantly insertional achilles tendinopathy (IAT) is a different pathology to other types of achilles pain and as such it may not respond to treatments given to other types of achilles presentations. It has been estimated that one third of achilles pain is IAT (1,2).  Here we discuss some key features of recognising IAT and important aspects of its management.
The Most Common Cause of Knee Pain - Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runner's Knee)  Written by Lachlan Chisholm My Name is Lachlan Chisholm, I am a Physiotherapist and I have a Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Nutrition) and Master of Physiotherapy. I am a retired elite middle distance runner, a two-time Australian...
The 5 Best Glute & Hip Exercises for Runners Note: This article has been sourced from the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Volume 43, number 2. This journal article has been summarised. Additions (videos) and simplifications have been undertaken to assist with viewer education and ease of understanding. Strengthening...
Running is a pleasurable and healthy activity. Still, few things can slow a runner down like an unexpected injury. From heel aches to muscle damage, there’s a wealth of problems that any active person may encounter. So, here are some of the most common running ailments and how to...
Six Key Core Exercises for Runners - No Gym Required 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved So everyone knows that a strong core is key. But for the time strapped runner, what are the most choice exercises on which to concentrate? We have chosen 6 key core exercises that are 1)...