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Running Injury Clinic Toronto

What Are Running Injuries?

Running injuriesA running injury can put you out of action for days, weeks, and even months depending on the severity of the injury. Runners are most susceptible to injuries. Usually, a change in routine is responsible for a running injury.

For instance, running longer distances, uphill running, improper footwear, and poor running techniques all increase the risk of a running injury. Running injuries affect the knees, feet, and ankles of runners. If you are a runner, you need to pay attention to the following warning signs of a running injury:

  • Pain in ankle, knee, and hip
  • Tenderness in a bone, joint, or muscle
  • Swelling, heat, and redness in lower leg or ankle and feet
  • Decreased mobility
  • Weakness (tip- place the same weight on both legs to test its ability to hold it)

It is recommended to stop running once you detect these warning signs. Instead, consult with your physiotherapist to determine the best treatment plan to resolve the running injury and assist you to safely return to your routine. Some of the common running injuries physiotherapists treat include runner’s knee, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, IT band syndrome, and plantar fasciitis.

Common Treatment Options for running injuries

  • ART and IASTM
  • Manual therapy
  • Dry Needling
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Acupuncture
  • Interferential Current & TENS for pain reduction
  • Chiropractic and massage therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Laser Therapy

Physiotherapists treat Running Injuries

At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly

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