Helping You Heal From Muscle Strains and Ligament Sprains Faster

As a runner you have most likely not gone your whole career without any aches, pains or injuries. Some of the most common injuries tend to be muscle strains and ligaments sprains. Although these are not typically the most serious of injuries they do need to be taken care of to prevent further tissue damage or possible re-injury. When you encounter a muscle strain or ligament sprain be prepared with some basic tips to help you recover faster. Prompt Treatment Most of you out there usually try to either run through it or just wait it out. First off it Continue reading

Chafing… A Runners Worst Enemy

Ahh, chafing. Uncomfortable to run with and unpleasant to talk about. It’s one of the last things you want to happen during a race, a workout of even your daily run. Chafing is extremely uncomfortable and it always happens in the worst of places. Let’s take a look at chafing, what causes it, where it happens and how to help prevent it! So, what is chafing… Chafing is irritation of the skin caused by friction, from either other body parts or an article of clothing you may be wearing. There are a few different areas of the body were chafing usually occurs Continue reading

Top 10 Best Plantar Fasciitis Night Splints & Braces Reviewed

Looking for a Plantar Fasciitis Night Split or a Brace that reduces pain but doesn’t ruin your wallet? Find the top 10 picks all compared in depth in this big guide! Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries that runners find themselves up against. Therefore, there have been many studies carried out to find an appropriate solution for the problem. Besides treatments such as exercises designed to stretch the plantar fascia ligament, physical therapy, ice massaging of the inflamed area as well as anti-inflammatory medication, wearing a night splint is one of the most commonly followed methods. Night Continue reading