Running Injury

Running Injury Prevention Self Tests

March 3rd, 2019

During our recent running injury prevention and performance seminar we discussed some ways runners can individually assess their mobility, strength, and control. We provided rationale for why these tests are important not only for injury prevention, but also for rehabilitation and running performance. After the presentation, some participants requested I make these tests available, I

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Spring Runner's Clinic

Spring Runner’s Clinic

May 10th, 2018

On Tuesday, May 22nd, Appalachian Physical Therapy and Bluestone Bike and Run will be hosting a runners clinic at our Harrisonburg office. The event will consist of a discussion of proper foot mechanics, footwear selection, the latest research on running and injury prevention, shod versus barefoot running, and avoiding common training errors. The format will

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Squat Exercise

Rehabilitating / Preventing Injury and Maximizing Sports Performance

November 11th, 2015

With fall and cooler weather moving in many people are getting outside and exercising or returning to organized sports. From a physical therapy standpoint, this brings up two very important considerations: what can be done to prevent sports-related injuries and how can we maximize sports performance? Of course, one important way injury prevention and sports

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