Foot pain from running
Foot Pain When Running

As podiatrists with a keen interest in sports medicine, we see and treat thousands of runners every year with a common problem: foot pain that comes on during or after running

Given that running can exert a force of up to three times your bodyweight when your foot strikes the ground1, and you take approximately 1212 steps per kilometre when running at 7.5 min/km2, this can place some hefty demands on your feet during every run you do. So, it’s not surprising that up to 70% of recreational and competitive runners sustain injuries during any given year.3

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