Episode #11: Why runners have an unfair advantage when it comes to healing an injury

October 19, 2016

To most runners an over-training injury is their worst nightmare. The reason that these injuries are so terrible to most runners is that they happen at the worst possible time.This often happens 4 to 6 weeks out from your race. So just as you start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, just when you start dreaming of your taper, disaster strikes. You get injured. But all is not despair.

Today we are talking about why runners have an unfair advantage when it comes to healing an injury, and how those advantages can help you recover faster than the average non-runner.

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Episode #12: Stresses and Lifestyle Habits That Contribute to Running Injuries

October 26, 2016

Today we are featuring a recorded portion of an interview with Dr. Segler for an injury prevention seminar for RunnersConnect. In this episode you’ll learn some strategies to modify bad habits so you can heal faster and get back to running.

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Episode #13 Vitamin D, muscle strength and how a runner can listen to the body to prevent running injuries

November 2, 2016

Today we are featuring a recorded portion of an interview with Dr. Segler for an injury prevention seminar for RunnersConnect. In this episode you’ll learn about the importance of vitamin D as it relates to muscle strength, not just bone density. You’ll also learn about strategies for listening to your body that will help you when you might be developing a running injury.

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Episode #14: Troubleshooting the Top 5 running injuries plantar fasciitis, metatarsal stress fracture, Achilles tendinitis, shin splints and IT band syndrome

November 9, 2016

Today we’re at A Runners Mind speaking with Dawson, who is a true running shoe expert. We’re going to discuss the ways that runners can troubleshoot these injuries and keep running.

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Episode #15: 5 biggest mistakes runners make when they think they have a neuroma

November 16, 2016

Today we’re talking about the 5 biggest mistakes runners make when they think they have a neuroma. We’re going to discuss the most common mistakes I see runners make when they start to develop a neuroma in the ball of the foot.

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Episode #16: Can stem cell therapy help runners heal faster?

November 23, 2016

Today we’re talking about how runners use stem cells to get back to running faster.

In this episode I am going to discuss how stem cells have the potential to transform into any and all of the cells necessary to help speed the healing process.

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Episode #17: Choose a Running Surface to Heal Faster, Run longer and Heal Running Injuries

November 30, 2016

If you are a runner with an injury that affects one side of your foot more than another, like plantar fasciitis, picking the right running surface can make the difference between being able to run and still heal, or running and making your plantar fasciitis much worse.

This episode will help you understand how you can pick the best running surface to decrease the stress and strain when you are trying to keep running with foot pain.

 

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Episode #18: Which Running Surface Is The Hardest On Your Feet?

December 7, 2016

Last week we talked about how you can choose a running surface that will decrease the stress and strain on your foot. The one component of running surfaces that we did not address in that episode was how hard a certain kind of surface can be on your feet.

Today we’re going to talk about concrete, asphalt, grass, sand and all the different running surfaces. Considering the different traits of the path you choose is important if you are hoping to avoid injury, or return to running after an injury and make sure you don’t get re-injured.

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Episode # 19 Myths About X-rays And Running Injuries

December 14, 2016

Every day I get calls from injured runners. Whether their foot is aching when they run and they think they have a stress fracture or if they twisted an ankle on a trail, the number one question I get is, “should I get an x-ray?” Whether or not you need an x-ray depends upon several things.

But x-rays don’t always tell the whole story. And there’s also a widespread misconception that if an x-ray doesn’t show anything then you need an MRI or Ultrasound to figure out what is going on with your foot. Frankly there’s just a lot of misunderstanding about X-rays and running injuries. So in this episode we’re going to talk about all of the myths about x-rays and running injuries.

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Episode #20: Pro Triathlete Kim Schwabenbauer on Nutrition Assessments for Runners and Enjoying the Holiday Season Without Guilt

December 21, 2016

Today we’re talking with nutritionist and PRO triathlete Kim Schwabenbauer about the importance of a nutrition assessment for runners as well as tips for enjoying the holiday season without guilt.

Kim is a long time athlete. She ran cross country in high school, she was Team Captain of both her cross country and track teams at Penn State. She has been doing triathlons for over 10 years. She’s won lots and lots of races. She was the amateur champion at Ironman Cozumel and Ironman Lake Placid. She’s even raced at the Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii 4 times. And she is fast, fast fast…she actually clocked a 3:01 Ironman Marathon time.

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