If you feel like you’re the only one getting knee pain from your running, you’re not alone. Whether you run professionally or recreationally, up to 70% of runners will sustain an injury from overusing their bones, joints, muscles or ligaments in any 12-month period. 42% of these injuries will be to your knee, according to research by Sports Medicine Australia.

 

Of all of the running injuries, Runner’s Knee is by far one of the most common that our podiatrists see and treat. So today, we’re filling you in on the what, the how and the why of Runner’s Knee, and giving you some practical tips to help you stay healthy and pain-free while you run.

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Runner tying shoe laces

Runner tying shoe lacesAttention runners! Whether you’re just starting your first 5K or have completed a few ultra-marathons already, you’re at risk of getting held back by pain and injury. We see hundreds of runners in our clinics across Australia every week.

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walking gait analysis podiatry service

Running with blisters can be an awful experience and one that is likely to be detrimental to the race you’ve been preparing for many months. Attend My FootDr’s free seminar to seek professional advice early and prepare your feet for the Redlands Coast Fun Run – and help to reduce callus, corns and nail issues. Plus tips on how best to prevent blisters on the event day.  Read more

Running TipsRunning a 5km, 10km, half marathon or full marathon takes a lot of preparation. Months of training and pavement pounding go into preparing your body to reach your distance goal. As you fast approaching race day you may be wondering how you should prepare?

So, here are our top six tips to keep your feet, body and mind ready for the big race.

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