5 COMMON INJURIES IN RUNNING

by Dr. Farnaz Najm Did you know? Up to 70% of recreational and competitive runners sustain overuse injuries in the first 12 months…but it doesn’t have to be that way. Running is a high load and repetitive activity and you need to build up tendon and tissue tolerance gradually. Whether it is the springtime or you signed up for a race, you need to build up your tissue tolerance gradually to avoid overuse injuries. Overuse injuries can occur as a result of lack of strength, inflexibility, inappropriate footwear and/or surfaces. The most common overuse injuries happen in your hips,...

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