Running Injuries

Patellofemoral Syndrome, “Runner’s Knee”

By Backs In Action | July 23, 2015

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Runner’s Knee Pain What is Patellofemoral Syndrome? Patellofemoral Syndrome: Pain in the front of the …

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Pes Planus (Flat Foot)

By Backs In Action | April 30, 2015

Pes Planus (Flat Foot) Pes Planus, also known as ‘flat foot’ is when the arch of your foot, which runs …

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Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

By Backs In Action | April 15, 2015

Understanding Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome What is Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome? Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome is an exercise induced muscle …

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Epsom Salt Water Therapy

By Backs In Action | March 19, 2015

Epsom Salt Water Therapy At Backs in Action we recommend our patients to take a bath to improve circulation and …

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Contrast Bath Therapy

By Backs In Action | March 17, 2015

Contrast Bath Therapy What do you think of when you hear the word bath? Is it a tub full of …

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Should I Use Ice or Heat?

By Backs In Action | March 10, 2015

Ice vs Heat: Sports Injury Treatment If you’ve ever worked out, run long distances, weight trained, and played sports your …

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How to Choose Proper Fitting Running Shoes

By Backs In Action | December 11, 2014

Looking for a Good Running Shoe? When your foot hits the ground there are ground forces that push back. Running shoes absorb …

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Achilles Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment

By Backs In Action | August 14, 2014

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

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB Syndrome) Treatment

By Backs In Action | July 2, 2014

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

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What is Metatarsalgia?

By Backs In Action | April 25, 2014

Metatarsalgia What is Metatarsalgia? Metatarsalgia is a type of pain or inflammation in the metatarsal/ball of the foot. Also known …

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