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Category: Runner's Physical Therapy

The Low Down on Foam Rollers

Written By Jill Sippos, MPT on May 29, 2018

 The Low Down on Foam Rollers- Why are they so popular?             Interestingly, foam rollers are not new.  They have been around since the early 1920’s; however, at that time, foam rollers were used as balancing tools.  In 1987, a physical therapist,... Read More

Benefits of AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill Training

Written By Cory Murray, DPT on April 6, 2018

One of the most common complaints that I often hear as a physical therapist is my patient’s telling me that they stopped hiking, running, or even decreasing the amount of time they walk during the day, due to ankle, knee,... Read More

Heel Pain: Causes and Treatment

Written By Pro Physio on April 6, 2018

    While there are multiple conditions that may cause heel pain, plantar fasciitis is the most common culprit. The plantar fascia, also known as the plantar aponeurosis is a strong layer of white fibrous tissue located beneath the skin on the... Read More

Groin Pull Symptoms and Treatment

Written By Pro Physio on April 3, 2018

Groin Pain and Groin Pull Therapy Today I wanted to address an injury that commonly affects youth and collegiate athletes along with recreational sport enthusiasts and weekend warriors such as myself. Groin pain often accompanies sports that include sprinting and excessive... Read More

IT Band Syndrome: Runners, Pain, Physical Therapy, and Relief

Written By Pro Physio on April 3, 2018

Iliotibial band syndrome is a common knee injury caused by inflammation of the distal portion of the iliotibial band (ITB), which results in lateral knee pain. ... ITB syndrome has been documented to have as high as a 22.2% incidence... Read More

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