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The Ultimate Runner’s Guide to Stress Fractures: Causes, Risk Factors and How to Return to Training by runnersconnect Posted Fri 28 Dec 2012 6:00am A stress fracture is one of the most frustrating injuries a runner can come down with . While bad cases of some injuries do have a reputation for sticking around longer than the duration of a normal stress fracture, a stress fracture is a much bigger baseline setback than most soft tissue injuries: at least six weeks of no running at all—so ... Read on »
Where Are You Most Likely to Get a Stress Fracture? Research to Help You Catch Potential Stress Fractures Early by runnersconnect Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 6:00am A stress fracture is one of the most feared running injuries . With a virtually guaranteed six or eight-week layoff from running, the prospect of sustaining one is unsettling even to veteran runners who have dealt with other injuries. Additionally, the fact that it’s a bone injury—something we usually associate with hard falls or other traumati ... Read on »
Run Well! - Stress Fractures by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Sep 2009 5:35pm We are excited to kick off a new series in partnership with Sports Injury Clinic.   www.sportsinjuryclinic.net    This site has been a well used site by me over the last year as I have worked through various injuries.  It provides the right amount of detail about the injury and tips on treatment as well.   And while we hope you don' t have ... Read on »
How to speed up stress fracture recovery by Wholewheatorbust Posted Tue 25 Sep 2012 2:21am So, you got yourself a stress fracture. You probably found this blog post because you have been put into a boot or cast, can’t play your beloved sport, and are feeling thoroughly depressed. While being injured really sucks, there are things you can do to heal yourself both physically and mentally. what to doooo with this boot Kee ... Read on »
How to speed up stress fracture recovery by Wholewheatorbust Posted Tue 25 Sep 2012 2:21am So, you got yourself a stress fracture. You probably found this blog post because you have been put into a boot or cast, can’t play your beloved sport, and are feeling thoroughly depressed. While being injured really sucks, there are things you can do to heal yourself both physically and mentally. Keep in mind that a stress fracture is exac ... Read on »
Reality check, podiatry-style by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 3:07pm This winter has not been easy on me- I have been hanging in there by the skin of my teeth. Around November or so, the amount of exercise I was doing began to creep up...and up and up. Yet it took until the middle of this month for me to realize that things were really out of control. My weight had dropped some, nothing catastrophic, but also not ... Read on »
Feeding the Obsession by Melissa Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Wow, I have to say, I have become OBSESSED with running.  It’s all I want to do, talk about, think about, read about, you get the idea. I don’t know where it came from, but suddenly I have been swept into the fervor of marathon season.  Unfortunately, this season, also called monster month, is really hard on the body.  After my 18 miles ... Read on »
-My Thoughts on EA Active for Wii!- by Sarah Rippel Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Yep...that' s me!   Monday morning, one of my clients told me she’d just gotten EA Sports Active, and she asked me to take it home to try it out and see what I thought.  Of course, I was excited because i’m a big kid and love video games!  This particular client, along with her hubby and two daughters, realized this about me because ... Read on »
Dying by Emilia Benton Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 10:03pm Okay, not really. But it's official: X-ray confirmed that I do indeed have a metatarsal stress fracture in my left foot. ( :( :( The podiatrist strapped me into a walking boot and told me to come back in three weeks for another X-ray and possibly an MRI. Wah. This officially sucks. Also...the original injury I went in ... Read on »
Minimalist Running Shoes, Injuries, and Qualifying for Boston: An Interview with Runblogger’s Pete Larson by Jason Fitzgerald Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 9:17pm Thanks for stopping by Strength Running! Don't forget to for automatic updates about dominating your running. One of the most difficult decisions a runner has to make is what to put on their feet. There are countless options out there, from bulky motion-control shoes to neutral tra ... Read on »