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10 Phrases to Teach a Parrot to Recite to Injured Runners

​I’m strongly considering buying a parrot. Not only would a parrot be fun to have as a pet, but it would also prove invaluable in…

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Iliotibial Band Pain in the Runner Part 2: Treatment

This is the second of a two-part series by Rich Willy, PT, PhD, on Iliotibial band (ITB) pain. ITB pain is common in runners but…

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Running is Rehab: The doing is the fixing when it comes to recovery from injury and pain

Part 1: Running is Rehab: why running is part of the “fixing” In Lehman’s Terms: When you are injured a primary component of recovery should…

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Can running gait retraining for injury also help efficiency?

Today’s post is an in-depth overview of new research in gait retraining adapted from our Cutting Edge Clinicians Newsletter. It’s a free resource and over…

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Iliotibial Band Pain in the Runner Part 1: Etiology and Assessment

This is the first of two-part series by Rich Willy, PT, PhD, on Iliotibial band (ITB) pain. ITB pain is a common injury in runners,…

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5 Running Mistakes to Avoid

Classical running goals may include: achieving personal best times (PBs or PRs), running a certain event (eg the debut marathon), qualifying for an event (eg…

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Prediction of Running-Induced Achilles Tendinopathy

Ebonie Rio is a world-renowned tendon expert, and part of the Physio Network team. She and other experts analyse and summarise the latest and most…

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“What Running Shoes Do You Think I Should Buy?”

Pseudoscience is rife in the sporting world, with no better example than the myths and fallacies surrounding the not so humble running shoe. Mountains of…

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Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’)

It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and z’, improve movement control etc but we don’t often expand on what exactly this means….

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