Archive for 'Running Injuries'
Strength training for endurance athletes continues to this day to be a hot topic of a debate. This question may pose vast differences of opinion depending on whom you ask. I personally feel that it is a critical part of any endurance athlete’s training program. The intention of this blog is to present a research-based perspective to allow you, the runner, to make an informed decision as to whether or not it is right for you.
Posted: December 12th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Running Injuries.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, Bedford, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, distance running, endurance performance, graston technique, NH, power, running economy, strength training
Over the last few months I have seen an increasing number of hamstring injuries which has inspired to me write this blog. Hamstring pulls or strains are one of the most common sports-related injuries. The hamstring, a group of 4 muscles in the back of the thigh, can be felt stretched as you bend forward [...]
Posted: July 17th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Running Injuries.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, biomechanics, hamstring Injuries, Injury Prevention
The purpose of this blog is to provide a basic backround of information as related to hydration needs and fluid balance.
Posted: May 19th, 2010 under Injury Prevention, Running Injuries, Sports Nutrition.
Tags: Advanced Injury Treatment Center, hydration, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, pre-event preparation, rehydration, Sports Nutrition
One of the most common questions I hear on a weekly basis is, “Should I use heat or ice when it hurts?” This is a very common dilemma that most people face when they are in pain. The use of heat and ice can provide great benefit but only when used in the right situations. [...]
Posted: May 17th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Running Injuries.
Tags: acute pain, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, AITC, chronic pain, heat, ice, inflammation, Injury Prevention, pain relief, swelling
As the summer approaches, runners across the state will be preparing for the 4th annual Manchester City Marathon. Find out what every runner, from the first-timer to the elite, needs to know about how to run efficiently and reduce the chance of injury while training. Are you pounding the pavement or running like the wind?