Q: I recently turned my ankle and suffered a pulled ligament as a result. After 10 days in a cast and a week in an ankle support, Im now able to run again. But Im concerned about long-term weakness. Is there anything I can do to strengthen the ankle, and should I run in a sup...
GETTY IMAGESIf you've been running well and your muscles feel fine, stretching might seem like a waste of good running time. But scheduling in some stretching could slash your chance of getting injured, help you recover from existing injuries and could even boost your muscles' pe...
- to three-week period. This may sound overly cautious and boring, but you’re rehabilitating post-injury and it needs to be done gradually. And, since you’re not running flat out, you can still supplement your running with low-impact exercise.—Greg Ryan
Q Ive picked up an injury thats likely to stop me running for at least a month, but as I desperately want to keep up my cardiovascular fitness levels, Ive decided to cycle to and from work a round trip of 25 miles. How can I best make use of my daily commute? Can I replace ...
Let me clarify something right away. This article isn't going to be a sympathetic, touchy-feely treatise on getting in tune with the five stages of grief when you're injured and unable to run. If you're looking for compassion, don't come to me. Don't get me wrong being hurt sti...
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. With the right surgeon and the right rehabilitation, the results can be very good. In fact, some patients have actually found that they can run better, as the rehabilitation can make them stronger than they were prior to the operation. If theres degeneration
.Self-treatmentDon’t even try!Medical treatmentThere is debate as to whether surgical repair is preferable to encasing your lower leg in plaster of Paris, which allows fibrous healing of the tendon to occur before rehabilitating it. The answer lies in the personal
.Self-treatmentAny runner not using RICE by now must have been living on another planet! In this case, ice is a mainstay not only of treatment but also of rehabilitation. If you cannot walk with the injury you may require crutches in the early stages, but try not to become
gardening, you probably increased pressure in your abdomen by using your abdominal muscles, and this would have been enough to expose the weakened area and cause the hernia. The first step to recovery is for your physio to design a graduated rehabilitation
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