Running Injuries – Prevention & Rehab
Part 2: Foot injuries – plantar fasciitis
The subject of running Injuries is a lengthy and specialised topic requiring knowledge and skills on many levels. However, common running injuries do occur and we’ll highlight these, breaking them down with some useful info and guidance to help the interested runner gain more personal knowledge of their injury and rehabilitation needs.
The subjects of foot and ankle injuries are both vast on their own and we cannot hope to cover them comprehensively in one article, however we will try and cover an overview of one of the most common injuries of foot – plantar fasciitis.
Please note: At Pete Fraser Fitness we refer any client with chronic, highly painful or complicated symptoms to seek the advice, guidance and treatment of a medical professional in the first instance. Nothing replaces the correct diagnosis from a chartered physio or sports physician.
In part 1 we introduced some basic info on biomechanics and running gait – you need to walk before you run, right? Let’s take a closer look at foot and ankle injuries…