You’re out running on your favorite trail, and so far, everything about your run is perfect. But then, you feel an unusual burn in your heel. Or a discomforting pull of your hamstrings just behind your knee. You might even misstep and roll an ankle. Running, like any other sport, has its fair share of injuries associated with it:
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Patellar Tendinopathy
- Hamstring Tear/Tendinopathy
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
- Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
- Ankle Sprain
- Achilles’ Tendinopathy
- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
- Hip Flexor Tendinitis
- Tibial Stress Fracture
Click here for a deeper dive into each of the most common running injuries, what they feel like, and why they may occur.
If you experience any aches or pains or something doesn’t feel quite right as you run, let Athletico take the first look. Start with a free assessment and let their team fully evaluate your condition so they can recommend the best treatment option for you. There’s no cost or obligation, they just want you to start feeling better so you can cross the finish line on race day. Free assessments are available in-clinic and online through their telehealth platform. Click here to request your free assessment.