If you have runner’s heel pain that’s interfering with your training, don’t worry, there is help! Runner’s heel pain can be treated and you can run. Discover the approach that helps elite athletes get better even while they keep running. This podcast will explain how to get started on the right foot.
Plantar fasciitis may be the most common cause of runner’s heel pain, but it is not the only cause. Many runners think they have plantar fasciitis but they actually have another condition entirely. As a result, they may not get better. This podcast explains the main reasons runners with heel pain don’t get better, even when they think they have the correct treatment.
Did you know that in the overwhelming majority of cases doctors will recommend that you perform simple home treatments before they prescribe medications or consider more invasive procedures like injections or surgery? This podcast explains how doctors (or even a runner who hasn’t been to the doctor) can treat heel pain with simple treatments that can be performed at home without ever seeing a doctor.
If inflammation is part of the problem, why not take ANTI-inflammatory drugs? Learn why, when and how runner’s use anti-inflammatory medications to get relief…and perhaps even more importantly, when runners should NOT take these drugs.
Ice is often used by runners to decrease inflammation. Learn best strategies for icing and how Doc On The Run uses specific contrast bath, routines to remove swelling from the foot and ankle and speed healing after a running injury.
Metatarsal stress fractures are common in runners, and so are the myths that surround them. Do I really need X-rays? Do I really have to stop running to get a stress fracture to heal? Does it always take 6 weeks? Can I keep training? Doc On The Run debunks the metatarsal stress fracture myths.
Episode #7: From 2 broken heel bones to running at a world-class level- An interview with 6-time XTERRA World Champion Barbara Peterson
Barbara Peterson’s story is truly inspirational! Less than a year after she broke both heel bones (bilateral calcaneal fractures), she was out of her wheelchair and on the starting line in Hawaii at the XTERRA World Championship where she won yet another title. Today she shares how that experience shapes her approach in racing, life, and her work with other athletes.
Episode #8: Ironman Champion Felicity Joyce on the power of mindset in racing, coaching and getting back to racing shape after injury.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast we are at A Runner’s Mind speaking with Dawson Alexander, who is a wicked fast runner and a bona fide running shoe expert. In this interview you get the dual perspective which will combine Dr. Segler’s knowledge of running injuries with Dawson’s experience and knowledge in running form analysis and running shoe selection.
Together they will help you understand how your running form and proper running shoe selection can help you continue running even if you have plantar fasciitis.
Fracture walking boots are one of the most often prescribed treatments for running injuries such as stress fractures and tendinitis. But runners have a much higher price to pay for immobilization.
In this episode we are going to explain why fracture walking boots are one of the worst treatments possible for an injured runner.