Femoral neck stress fractures (FNSF) are challenging to treat. Let’s go through four fundamental principles that are crucial to consider when designing efficient FNSF rehab programs. Then, let’s cover how to implement effective exercise programs with actual people.
Do I Have a Femoral Neck Stress Fracture?
Navigating hip pain can be challenging for runners. Ranging from a mild pinch to pain forcing you to limp to the nearest set of crutches, hip pain can frustrate both athletes and providers. A lot of things can cause your hip to hurt. I want to zoom in on a specific injury we need to do a better job of …
Meditating with Tom Hanks
The ability to sit in silence does not come naturally to me. I feel a consistent pull to be distracted by work, social media, a podcast, or another shiny device. Normally I can justify this as helping my professional career, even if that’s stretching the truth. Unfortunately, this approach often leads me to a poor understanding of my current situation …
How Do I Know if I’m Injured?
Running isn’t always a comfortable experience. Personally, I feel “something” during almost every run. Over a month of training, you likely have a couple of terrible sessions, lots of sessions that feel “fine,” and a few runs where you feel like Sara Hall or Eliud Kipchoge. It’s common (maybe expected) to have brief bouts of hip tightness, a sore knee, …
Are you eating enough?
That sounds like a question your Grandma might ask you at Thanksgiving dinner. As silly as the question seems, it’s something many runners should take serious thought in answering. The culture of running often preaches lowering your body weight and “training light”. The act of running can also be an appetite suppressant meaning it takes extra work to meet your …
Returning to Running with Achilles Pain
Let’s answer the one of the most common questions runners ask. How do I start running and not end up back at square one?!
3 Steps to Get Rid of Achilles Pain
Dealing with painful achilles is tough! Let’s get you feeling better in three simple steps.
Programming Exercises for with Achilles Tendinitis
After we have removed the aggravating positions, movements, and footwear we want to start challenging the achilles tendon (AT) with progressively more challenging exercises.
Achilles Tendinitis: How Do I Get Back to Running?!
The sun slowly cracks through your window as you slowly wake from a restful night’s sleep. You throw your feet over the side of the bed ready to attack your day. Then “BAM!” an invisible foe sticks an imaginary knife in the back of your heel, rendering you motionless and ready to crawl back under the covers.