Month: April 2015

Preventing training injuries that plague women.

With the weather getting better and the long nights here, runners are out in force. While exercise has loads of health benefits, injuries often occur when starting a new workout program. There are a few sporting injuries that women suffer

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Achilles Tendinopathy Exercises

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Achilles tendon researchers no longer recommend eccentric exercises over doing traditional calf raises (raise and lower).  Eccentric exercises are perfectly fine to do, but slow and heavy is the new recommendation in part because patient compliance is better! Here is what

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How to Avoid Injuries While Training for the Great North Run

Every year around this time a steady flow of people, who recently started training for the Great North Run half marathon, come to my office with aches and pains related to running. Some of the most common injuries are: Achilles tendinopathy, plantar

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