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5 Running Injuries That Could Be Holding You Back From Achieving Your Goals!

Injuries to the foot, ankle and knee are common in runners. Below are some of the most common running-related injuries, along with the symptoms associated with them. If you are a runner and you've pain in your foot, ankle, knee or hip, get in touch and let an expert get to the bottom of your pain.

Athlete with an ACL Injury


The Symptoms Associated With Common Running Injuries

#1 Runner's Knee!

  • AKA Patello-femoral pain or Movie-Goer's Knee

  • Pain over the front of the kneecap

  • Pain with squatting and stairs

  • Pain when running (especially up and down hill)

  • Pain is worse with prolonged sitting

Kneecap Pain

#2 Achilles Tendinopathy!

  • Pain located over the achilles tendon

  • Pain is at its worst when first walking in the morning

  • Pain when you first start to walk after sitting down

  • Pain that goes away or reduces the more you run

  • Pain that is worse the next morning, after running the day before

Achilles Tendon Pain

#3 Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy!

  • Pain on the inside of your foot / ankle

  • Pain with longer runs

  • Pain at the start of a run, that gradually eases

  • Pain that is worse the next day

  • Pain worse when running on uneven surfaces

Calf Muscle Injury