With the (slow) return of the sun comes the return of outdoor activity into our daily lives. If you took a break from regular exercise during the winter, you might be more susceptible to injury. Here are some of the most common running injuries we see here at Active Living Chiropractic, along with steps you can take to limit those injuries to stay healthy this spring.
1. Plantar fasciitis- This is when the fascia on the bottom of the foot becomes tight, causing sharp, knif
In January of 2014, a group of researchers from the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois, Chicago published an evidence-based report naming the three most common running-related musculoskeletal injuries. At the top of the list was medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), also known as "shin splints". Coming in second and third was: Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis, respectively. Shin Splints/Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome: MTSS results