Category Archives for "injury prevention"

Oct 30

Five Things I Learned After 3 Rounds of Physical Therapy

By Janelle @ Run With No Regrets | fitness , injury prevention

As I wind down into my final couple of weeks of Physical Therapy I’ve started to reflect on how much time and energy I’ve spent rehabbing my body in the past 15(!) months.  MY PT timeline:

  • Round 1: July – August 2012.  Was diagnosed with “Runner’s Knee” after experiencing awful knee pain during an intense few months of training and racing.
  • Round 2: March – May 2013.  Developed a stress fracture in my right foot after changing my running gait and shoes to “improve” my form.
  • Round 3: September – November 2013.  Developed plantar fasciitis after slowly starting back running in new shoes and freaked out after feeling foot pain after a 5K.

So here are the Top Five Physical Therapy Tips I’ve learned after all of my experiences…

Are you struggling with an injury? Learn some physical therapy tips that will make sure you're back on your feet as soon as possible! Find more tips for runners at runwithnoregrets.com!

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Aug 21

The Asics GT-2000’s Gave Me Arch Pain!

By Janelle @ Run With No Regrets | injury prevention , running tips

In an earlier post I gave a review of the Asics GT-2000’s…the most beautiful pair of shoes I’ve ever owned.  Unfortunately, what started off so great came to an abrupt, sad ending.  I just took them back today.

Why?  Because I started to experience serious pain in my arches!  This has never happened to me in my entire life!  The Asics are so-called “stability shoes”…I overpronate and these shoes are supposed to compensate.  But my feet weren’t feeling that at all.

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