Pins and Needles when Running

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13/02/2011 at 13:37

I too have suffered the pins and needles problem - left foot exactly 30 mins into a run.  I also have lower back problems on my left side.  But I have found stretching the achilles (I think that's what its called - the bit that runs from your calf down to your heel) before I run has really, really helped.  I sit on a chair and circle my ankles both ways for a few mins and then if I think they may still be a bit tight do a few calf raises on the stairs - works really well for me. 

Hope this is of help.

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