Did you know today is National Running Day ? Yep, sure enough. There are so many different reasons to run – for fun, a cause, health or competition.
Which ever way you slice it, running is a huge part of our lives. Over 35 million people lace up their shoes and “head out for a run” each year.
Running Injury Prevention
The most common types of injuries in the running population includes sprains (ligaments) and strains (muscle-tendon), typically as a result of overuse or the “too much too soon” practice.
Overuse injuries can develop slowly over time with repetitive motions or loads, resulting in a gradual break down in tissue. While there is not usually a single cause of the tissue break down, there are many contributing factors. Continue Reading…