Injuries are commonly sustained for runners due to the demands of the activity. Those who do cross country running, professional running, or just run for fun or exercise may be all too familiar with the strains and common injuries sustained while running. Sports therapy is one of the many types of health care that focuses on injury prevention as well as the rehabilitation of the patient. Here are some common running injuries according to WebMD and how to prevent injuries while running.
The Most Common Running Injuries
- Runner’s Knee
A commonly experienced overuse injury, this can happen when the kneecap’s out of alignment. It has different causes and is signified by pain around the kneecap, especially when squatting or going up or down stairs.
- Stress Fracture
Typically in the shin and feet, this is a small crack in the bone. read more