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When you think about lower extremity injuries which can affect runners, conditions like Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis often come to mind. Smaller ailments like hammer toes, bunions, and overlapping toes might also affect a routine running schedule. But what about broken toes? Are they really that serious and...
Many issues lead to lower back pain but one of the most prevalent reasons for runners, is hyper pronation or supination. The Framingham Foot Study found that pronated foot function was associated with low back pain in women, remaining significant after adjusting for age, weight, smoking, and depressive symptoms.1 The feet...
As a runner, your feet are your best investment. Health issues which involve your feet can greatly impact your running career. These might include conditions like plantar fasciitis, hammer toe, and surprising to some, foot deformities. Your feet are composed of your ankles, heels, and toes with each foot being...
RT: Tom, good to have you back on RT.  How is the running going? TDC: Thanks for having me, always a pleasure. Running is going well thanks, taking the foot off the pedal a bit since World Half Marathon Champs in March but looking to gear up for a marathon...
Perhaps because of the alliteration, “flat feet” sounds like something that came out of a comic book and not a fitness injury that needs your attention. In addition to its rather funny sound, fallen arches are not terribly painful, at least when compared to plantar fasciitis and some other...
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...
5 Foot Strengthening Tips for Runners © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. By Tristan Ferris. M.D. – Runner’s Tribe What shoes to wear, gait analysis, orthotics, stability vs. neutral shoes; endless gimmicks. Finding consensus among professionals, most with vested interests can be a challenge. However, one close to unanimous opinion is that...
The 5 Minute Morning Protocol for Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis By Thomas Do Canto   Almost without exception, everyone I see with heel pain due to plantar fasciitis will have ‘first step’ pain when getting up in the morning or when getting up after being seated for a while. Often...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Achilles tendon comes under an incredible amount of strain in the normal day-to-day life of most runners. It is therefore often the victim of strain/injury secondary to overuse. Understandably, our calf muscles are closely linked to our Achilles tendon, when one suffers...
Are warmer temperatures and longer days beckoning you outside and into the woods for some trail running? More than 8 million people in the U.S. are estimated to trail run every year, making it an ever-growing popular sport. Trail running offers the amazing cardio benefits you get from running...