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.
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
#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
#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