Running is one of the easiest and most popular ways to stay fit. It is also one of the easiest ways to develop an injury. Running injuries are common. The impact and stress of running is sometimes hard on the muscles and joints; especially if you ignore early injury signs.

Common Running Injuries

  • Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinitis
  • Bursitis Knee
  • Calf Muscle Tear
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Gluteal Tendinopathy
  • Groin Strain
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Heel Spur
  • ITB Syndrome
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patella Tendonitis (Tendinopathy)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Poor Hip Core
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Stress Fracture

Treatment for your running injury may include:

  • Massage and/or dry needling to help improve muscle length and reduce pain
  • A programme for improving muscle length
  • Joint mobilisation for stiff joints
  • Strapping to offload the injury and improve biomechanics
  • Specific exercises to help strengthen weakened muscles at the foot, knee, hip and trunk, and core
  • Working on your running technique and discussing your training regime.