Research suggests about ~50% of us runners and triathletes self-manage or ask a friend about our injuries. The remaining ~30% and ~20% are split between medics or physiotherapists and others (athletic therapists, manual therapists, podiatrists, osteopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, sports therapists etc.). All of these practitioners tend to be quite specialised in an area. In desperationContinue reading “Who best to ‘fix’ my running injury?”
Monthly Archives: March 2017
‘What happened when we took the shoes from 9 well trained runners?’ A short blog to translate the science
We published this paper in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. Unfortunately for the average runner and non-scientist it is full physiological and biomechanical terminology which can make it difficult to interpret. The purpose of this blog is to translate what we found into running speak. How did we do it? We had twoContinue reading “‘What happened when we took the shoes from 9 well trained runners?’ A short blog to translate the science”
Did the new shoes cause my heel pain?
Yesterday I was asked a question about changing shoes and heel / arch pain. By the time I’d answered it, I realized I’d written the majority of a blog. So here goes….. Details sent to me: Female early 30s returns to running regularly after a long period of without training. Purchases the Hoka One OneContinue reading “Did the new shoes cause my heel pain?”