In running we find that sometimes we get injured. Sometimes we hurt in places where we didn’t know we could hurt! But here is a fairly common injury, the Achilles. When I ran the goofy challenge, it was one of new injuries I got. It hurt to put pressure on my heel and to flex it. Since then I was able to overcome the injury … Continue reading What a pain in the…heel?
Besides your heel getting the name from the Greek Hero, Achilles, it also has a common injury for runners known as Achilles Tendonitis. It is a common condition that causes pain down the back of the leg near the heel. Besides being the largest tendon in the body, it connects your calf muscles to your heel bone and is used when you walk, run, and jump. Although … Continue reading Are you running with pain in your heel? It could be Achilles Tendonitis.