The most common running injuries are stress fractures, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, runner’s knee, ankle sprains, Achilles tendinitis, pulled muscles, hamstring problems, and iliotibial band syndrome.
If you have mild symptoms, you can still run with some of these injuries if you couple that with conservative treatments like stretching, icing, and rest. We specialize in sports injuries and can help tape the problem area, recommend stretching techniques, and also make custom orthotics to correct your problem and ease your pain.
You may want to cut back on the amount of miles you run or how hard you push yourself, all the while remaining cautious and paying attention to any symptoms as you continue your program. Stop running immediately if you have any sharp, severe, or persistent pain, tenderness, and swelling.
If you need any help at all from a running injury, make an appointment at Richardson Podiatry Associates by calling (972) 690-5374 or scheduling one on our website.
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