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Staying Healthy

There’s no doubt that running’s good for you, but every now and then you might feel a twinge or pick up a common injury like a blister or shin splints.

Check out the articles below to learn how to stay healthy and prevent injury – and if you do pick up a problem, find out how to identify and treat some of the most common running injuries..

  • The Health Benefits of Running
    Here’s the science behind running and how it improves the way your body works.
  • Top 10 Healthy Running Tips
    Get your training right with our tips to keeping your body in top condition.
  • Different types of running injury
    We’ve put together our guide to the different types of running injury.
  • Preventing injury on race day
    Here are our tips for staying healthy, happy and injury free during the Virgin Money London Marathon.
  • Sports massage
    Regular sports massages can give a great boost to your training – they’re not just for treating sporting injuries.
  • Knee pain
    Anterior knee pain (AKP) is the name used to describe a range of conditions that affect the front of the knee.
  • Breast injuries
    We’ve outlined the most common complaints below and what you can do to help prevent and treat them.
  • Hip flexors
    Although injuries to the hip flexors are rare, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and know what to do if you’re concerned.
  • Shin splints and lower leg pain
    We’ve outlined some of the main conditions that cause lower leg pain and shin splints.
  • Achilles tendon
    Here are some of the ways you can avoid overworking your Achilles tendon.
  • Blisters
    Foot blisters are one of the most common running injuries. Find out what causes them, how to treat them and most importantly, how to prevent them.
  • Injury Clinics
    Click here to view a full list of Injury Clinics who will be more than happy to assist you with any injury questions and problems you may have.

Runners Medical Resource

 

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