6 Weeks Strength & Conditioning for Runners

Running injuries are very common. Injury prevention could be helpful, especially if you are training for longer distances like a half or full marathon. There is no one reason why runners get injured, but there are many ways to help them prevent injury.  The 6 weeks (12 sessions) strength and conditioning program has been designed […]

Your Running Cadence (Step Rate)

Running Cadence, or step rate, is a data point that’s calculated on many GPS watches. It shows how many steps you are taking per minute. Many experts believe that 180 steps per minute (SPM) is the ideal cadence for runners. However, the latest research has found that cadence rates vary greatly depending on runners’ speed. As […]

Turf Toe Managment

Turf toe is a condition that describes injury to the plantar metatarsophalangeal-sesamoid complex of the great toe. The injury happens when the toe is forcibly bent up into hyperextension, such as when pushing off into a sprint and having the toe get stuck flat on the ground. It is a relatively rare and debilitating condition, […]

Achilles Tendinopathy Treatment & Rehab Protocol

Achilles tendon is the biggest and strongest tendon in the body. It is found at the back of the lower leg, just above the heel bone. It attaches your two calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel bone (calcaneus) and helps you go up onto tiptoes. Achilles tendinopathy can be described as an insertional […]

Best exercise routine to manage plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis means inflammation of your plantar fascia, a strong band of tissue that stretches from your heel to your middle foot bones. The plantar fascia is not really a tendon, it’s a sheet of connective tissue that we call (fascia). Plantar fascia It is more like a ligament than a tendon. It stretches from […]

Runner’s Knee Management

Sciatica pain relief in 5min

Runner’s knee or patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a condition characterized by pain from the tissues within or surrounding the joint between the knee cap (patella) that is magnified in the setting of increased compressive forces to the patellofemoral joint. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is remarkably common, accounting for up to 25% of all knee injuries presenting […]

Hamstring Strain Rehabilitation

Hamstring Strain Rehabilitation

Anatomy There are three muscles in the back of the thigh that are collectively called the hamstrings. They are named biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosis. The two attachment sites for the hamstrings are the ischial tuberosity (the bony prominence felt under each buttock when sitting), and the back of the knee at the tibia (shin […]

Knee Lateral Collateral Ligament Rehabilitation

Knee Lateral Collateral Ligament Rehabilitation

Your lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is a cord-like ligament on the lateral (outer) side of your knee. It is one of four major ligaments that help you to stabilize the knee joint. LCL sprain is the most common form of LCL injury. In isolation, a lateral collateral ligament injuries only account for 2% of all […]

Groin Strain Treatment and Management

Groin Strain Treatment and Management

A groin strain is a muscular tear or rupture to any one of your groin muscles; usually one of the hip adductor muscle group. Your body has five adductor muscles: adductor brevis, longus, magnus, pectineus, and gracilis. Any of these groin muscles can be strained but the most common is adductor longus. A groin strain usually […]

Ankle Sprain Treatment – Rehabilitation (Phase 1)

Ankle Sprain Treatment - Rehabilitation (Phase 1)

Ankle Injury sprains are one of the most common injuries in sports such as (Basketball. Soccer, and Volleyball). It is one of the most prevalent injuries of the musculoskeletal system. About 50% of these injuries are sports-related. The research highlighted, if it is not treated properly, the chances of injury recurrent would be up to […]