Jay Dicharry is a physiotherapist at Rebound Physical Therapy in Bend, Oregon. He is a certified coach through both the United States Track and Field Association and the United States Cycling Federation, and a certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute. Jay built his international reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the SPEED … [Read more...]
This page shares my best articles to read on common running injuries such as iliotibial band syndrome, plantar fasciitis, shin splints and more.
Jason Fitzgerald is an accomplished runner (2:39 marathoner) and writes one of my favorite running websites, Strength Running. I recently featured Strength Running as one of my 20 Outstanding Running Blogs for 2012 and Beyond. If you are looking for easy-to-digest advice to take your running to the next level or exercise recommendations to prevent running injuries, look no … [Read more...]
This is a quick post to point out a recent research study conducted by Dr. Reed Ferber of the University of Calgary and The Running Injury Clinic. The research indicates that hip strengthening exercises are better than stretching to help fight IT-band syndrome. Alex Hutchinson's article in The Globe and Mail breaks the study down nicely: Strengthening beats stretching when it comes to this … [Read more...]
Photo Source 30% to 50% of runners get injured each year. 2002 study by Dr. Jack Taunton, UBC This is a staggering number if you consider the number of people that run. In Canada, about 35% of the population participates in running or a running related activity. That's over 12 million runners and up to 6 million of them getting injured each year. An injured runner will take one of many … [Read more...]