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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 »
Preventing Foot and Ankle Pain From Winter Court Sports by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:00am No wonder our feet and ankles hurt! With the pounding and movements that feet, ankles and the Achilles and other tendons around the ankle endure, court sports such as basketball, racquetball and tennis present unique problems for athletes, whether they’re professionals or weekend warriors. But preparation and common sense go a long way toward ... Read on »
Morton's Neuroma by Jennifer F. Posted Tue 04 May 2010 6:47am Is a painful benign fibrotic enlargement of one of there common digital nerves. It is caused by a shearing force of the adjacent metatarsal bone. It most commonly affects the third common digital nerve. Morton's Neuroma is found to be more common in females. This may be related to the type of shoe gear often worn by females. It is most comm ... Read on »
An Observation at a Big Box Athletic Store by ajlesser Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 May 2011 12:00pm Alternatively titled "How average people get running injuries really easily". Let me set the scene for you: Guy and his girlfriend are sitting on a bench, while he tries on running shoes. Guy (while he tries on a pair of neutral ASICS): These feel good. Girlfriend: They are ugly, you're not getting those.  Try on those (pointing to th ... Read on »
canned heat in my heals tonight baby by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 2:19pm Sometime around 1990, almost immediately after my love affair for the New Kids on the Block waned, I became obsessed with a band most of you have probably never heard of called "The Party". They were a little spin off from the Mickey Mouse Club, and I was infatuated. I had the t-shirts, I wrote to the Mickey Mouse Club frequently hoping they'd fl ... Read on »
Conquering the Nation’s Capital by IEatAsphalt Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 1:41pm I’m alive, in one piece and survived my first trip to DC! It was a crazy week, which seems to be an on going thing. And I may be even more confused about what I actually want to do with my degree, but I’m getting there. I think I found a roommate, got lost on the metro, navigated two-way streets, and have every piece of paper on file to st ... Read on »
More on Why Flip Flops Are Bad by ajlesser Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 May 2011 6:00am A recent article in the Washington Post cites the podiatric dangers of flip flops.  Specifically mentioned are injuries such as Stress fractures of the metatarsals Plantar fasciitis Cuts Bruises Sunburn Within the article, a 2008 study is referenced that analyzed college students walking patterns.  Now obviously some of t ... 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.    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 »
Stress Fractures: Prevention & Treatments by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 10:08pm A stress fracture is an incomplete break or crack in the bone due to repetitive stress. Stress fractures in the foot are most commonly caused by overuse. Running on a hard surface, increasing speed, duration and intensity of training abruptly and over-training are all common causes in athletes. Running in poor quality shoes can a ... Read on »