Running is a popular form of exercise that is extremely good for your health and wellbeing. However, the repetitive nature of running means that running injuries are common.
The most common causes of running injuries are:
At Thorne Road Chiropractic Clinic in Doncaster, our team of chiropractors have years of experience working with joint and muscle problems. Using our knowledge of the sport and the body, we can help treat running injuries, as well as preventing them in the first place.
Our chiropractors apply a range of effective chiropractic techniques to help restore the balance of your body and relieve any pain. By aligning the spinal bones perfectly, and ensuring that the muscles, ligaments and joints are in perfect condition, the entire body can function optimally, thereby reducing the risk of injury when running.View our company video here
We can offer help for the following running injuries:
Runner’s knee is a commonly occurring running injury caused by overusing the knee. It results in pain at the front of the knee, as well as around or behind the kneecap. Some people also experience cracking and knee stiffness.
Ankle sprains and strains
Ankle sprains are caused when a ligament is overstretched or torn, while strains are the same injury in a muscle or tendon.
This refers to pain in the bottom of the foot, around the heel and the arch. The pain is usually worse when walking after resting, and feels better during exercise.
Patellofemoral pain is pain at the front of the knee, behind the knee, and around the kneecap. It is caused by stress on the joint between the kneecap and the thigh bone.
Other common running injuries include:
Whichever area you experience pain, don’t continue to suffer. Find out how chiropractic treatment can help relieve your pain.
Over the years, we have supported patients with a wide range of running injuries, helping them to recover full movement and live free from pain – and many go on to recommend us to their family and friends.
If you are struggling with pain as the result of a sporting injury or you need advice and you need chiropractic treatment for running injuries in Doncaster please get in touch – our friendly, professional team is ready to help. Call us on the below number to make an appointment.01302 969 501
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