Why Do Runners Get Injured?
Running may seem simple and natural, but the repetitive impact can put considerable stress on the body. This stress is normal. We are meant to run. However, it’s more about how PREPARED we are to run. This makes runners susceptible to a variety of injuries. Here are the most common causes:
Runners often find themselves hitting a plateau. They see minimal to no progress even though they have been running for months, years even. These tips are so simple but they are so effective to help you overcome that 5K, 10K, half marathon or full marathon time you can’t seem to reach. Running has a lower barrier to entry. It’s made for everyone of all ages, all body types, all fitness levels, skill levels, and purposes. We can run for health. We can run for performance. We can run for recreation. We can run from something or run towards something.
We understand the toll that persistent hip and low back pain can take on your everyday life. Our passion as physical therapists lies in helping people return to meaningful activities. To see the people we work with go from pain and debility to crushing workouts and playing with their kids. That starts with hip health!