I’ve been dealing with a problem in my hip flexor the past few weeks. It does stem from my Scoliosis because I have uneven hips. But this pain can happen to anyone, most common in women. A hip flexor injury is a strain or tear in one of the muscles in your hip flexor and extends to your groin area. Mainly in the front part … Continue reading An annoying, nagging, pain for runners.
As runners we focus on our muscles and how we move. Sometimes some muscles or areas are neglected. Most common area that runners forget about are your hamstrings. Your hamstrings are one of three muscles that is along the back on your thigh. It is important to runners because it allows you to bend your leg at the knee! So FYI, we use it A … Continue reading Keep your Hamstrings Happy.
I hear the word shin splints and I cringe! It is a common running injury we sometimes get! I know I have written and talked about it before, but I am refreshing your memory to help you out! MOST COMMON CAUSES: Overpronation Improper or not enough stretching Worn out/ Improper shoes Running surfaces Running form Having Anterior shin splints, which is towards the outside of … Continue reading Are you having problems with shin splints??
Do you think you have Peroneal Tendonitis? The two peroneal tendons(A tendon is a band if tissue that connects muscles to bone) in the foot run side-by-side behind the outer ankle bone. One peroneal tendon attaches to the outer part of the midfoot, while the other tendon runs under the foot and attaches near the inside of the arch. These tendons are important because they … Continue reading Running with Peroneal Tendonitis
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the tissue on the sole of the foot. It is often caused by overuse of the plantar fascia or arch tendon of the foot. The two ends of the tendon attach at the bottom of the toes and at the front of the heel bone by means of fascia, a strong fibrous membrane. The plantar tendon keeps the arch of … Continue reading Avoid running with Plantar Fasciitis