Category Archives : Running Injuries

23
Jul

Patellofemoral Syndrome, “Runner’s Knee”

By: Backs in Action

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Runner’s Knee Pain What is Patellofemoral Syndrome? Patellofemoral Syndrome: Pain in the front of the knee Pain is localized around the kneecap Also known as […]

30
Apr

Pes Planus (Flat Foot)

By: Backs in Action

Pes Planus (Flat Foot) Pes Planus, also known as ‘flat foot’ is when the arch of your foot, which runs lengthwise along the sole of the foot, is lowered or […]

15
Apr

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

By: Backs in Action

Understanding Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome What is Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome? Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome is an exercise induced muscle and nerve condition that causes pain, swelling and sometimes disability […]

19
Mar

Epsom Salt Water Therapy

By: Backs in Action

Epsom Salt Water Therapy At Backs in Action we recommend our patients to take a bath to improve circulation and extend the benefits of their treatment. There are many different […]

17
Mar

Contrast Bath Therapy

By: Backs in Action

Contrast Bath Therapy What do you think of when you hear the word bath? Is it a tub full of bubbles? A relaxing experience? At Backs in Action we recommend our […]

10
Mar

Should I Use Ice or Heat?

By: Backs in Action

Ice vs Heat: Sports Injury Treatment If you’ve ever worked out, run long distances, weight trained, and played sports your have probably experienced muscle soreness and/or injury. Many people deal […]

11
Dec

How to Choose Proper Fitting Running Shoes

By: Backs in Action

Looking for a Good Running Shoe? When your foot hits the ground there are ground forces that push back. Running shoes absorb shock when your feet hit the ground, and decrease […]

14
Aug

Achilles Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment

By: Backs in Action

Achilles Tendonitis Achilles Tendon: Connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel bone Largest tendon in the body Achilles Tendonitis: inflammation of the Achilles Tendon and microtears in […]

2
Jul

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB Syndrome) Treatment

By: Backs in Action

What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome? Ilio-Tibial (IT) Band: Tendon/ligament running down the side of the leg from the hip to the shin Iliotibial Band Syndrome is when the IT band […]

25
Apr

What is Metatarsalgia?

By: Backs in Action

Metatarsalgia   What is Metatarsalgia? Metatarsalgia is a type of pain or inflammation in the metatarsal/ball of the foot. Also known as a “Stone Bruise” as it feels like you’re […]

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