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.
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.
Runners often turn to physical therapy to help recover from injury. As such a costly investment of time and money, you need to make sure you are getting an adequate return. Here are ten signs that you may not be getting what you are paying for.
After therapy, massage, ultrasound, microcurrent, stretching, resting, strengthening, and anything else I could think of except herbal remedies and witchcraft, it seems I’ve stumbled on the cure to my hamstring woes in the form of Active Release Techniques (ART) treatment applied by a chiropractor.