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Running Injury Prevention Series: Week 2

Posted on: January 30th, 2019 by Dan Sivertson No Comments

Intrinsic Causes of Injury As mentioned in our first article, there are intrinsic and extrinsic causes of injury in running.  Extrinsic are those that are due to something that is “outside” of your body (e.g. errors in your training plan).  We will discuss this in our next article.  For now, we are talking about the […]

Running Injury Prevention Series: Week 1

Posted on: January 21st, 2019 by Dan Sivertson 2 Comments

Introduction to the series It is 2019, and the first 10 km, half marathon and marathons are just around the corner. It is the time of the year where new spandex is purchased, shoes are bought…. and physiotherapy clinics start to get busy. Yes, ‘tis true. 25- 50% of runners will experience a running related […]

Running Will (Not?) Ruin Your Knees!

Posted on: October 13th, 2015 by Dan Sivertson No Comments

It has been an oft-cited phrase, “running will ruin your knees”. On the face of it, it seems plausible. Most running is done in urban environments on concrete. Running is the act of jumping alternately from one foot to the other. Most recreational runners use a cadence of about 165 steps per minute, so in […]

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