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Causes, Effects, and Prevention of Hip Alignment Issues in Runners

Published on March 4, 2013 By Greg

Hip alignment issues, often diagnosed as a leg length discrepancy, can contribute to injuries ranging from IT Band Syndrome to Achilles tendinitis. There are numerous potential causes, both running and non-running, but the good news is there are ways to eliminate or avoid hip misalignment.

Ten Top Running Posts for November 2012

Published on December 6, 2012 By Greg

Last month’s ten best posts cover the usual span of topics include injury prevention and recovery, training approaches, new approaches to flexibility, and lots of shoes – 100 pairs to be exact.

19 Inspirationally Informative Running Links for October 2012

Published on October 31, 2012 By Greg

October puts us halfway into the fall marathon season, so there is a mix of posts this month on recovery and race strategy, something to fit everyone’s needs. Plus some good tips for avoiding and treating common injuries, and a debate on whether predawn really is the best time to run.

Next Time, I’ll Start with ART

Published on May 14, 2012 By Greg

After trying the self-treatment and physical therapy routes, I found far greater gains in my rehabilitation from Achilles tendinitis by going the active release technique (ART) route.

Self-Treatment for Runners in Fighting Achilles Tendinitis

Published on March 8, 2012 By Greg

Achilles tendinitis (or tendonitis) is one of the most common ailments runners face, and it can be particularly difficult to treat. Here are several steps you can take yourself when facing such a condition to try and reduce your recovery time without spending a ton on physical therapy.