Running Injuries & Illness 06

Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a common injury sustained by runners, with 10% lifetime prevalence for the general population. The plantar fascia is a thick aponeurotic band extending from the medial aspect of the calcaneus (plantar surface) that splits to enclose the digital tendons at the proximal phalanges and helps support the arch of… Read More

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Running Injuries & Illness 05

Shin Pain ‘Shin splints’ describes the mid-shin discomfort experienced by runners during or after activity and represents several diagnoses, including chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS), tibial stress fracture and medial tibial periostitis (MTP), as well as vascular and nerve entrapment disorders. These conditions often co-exist and require a detailed management approach (Table 1). Table 1:… Read More