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5 lessons from physical therapy

A few years ago, I battled a nasty case of IT-band syndrome after a particularly frustrating marathon training season. The irritation in my knee ran up along the side of my leg to my hip and kept me from running for several months. After a while, I grew hopeless and didn’t think I’d enjoy a […]

Lower back pain after running

The most common injury treated in physical therapy is lower back pain. People of all ages, activity levels, shapes and sizes can have lower back pain. I want to focus this specifically on the runner. At some point most runners will experience lower back pain. There are multiple reasons that this can occur, some more […]