Tag Archives: running injuries

Assessing the damage

In a long and athletic life so far, I’ve had my share of injuries and done some interesting damage to my body. The most recent is a dodgy knee that requires serious medical attention. That’s an injury I’ve been hoping … Continue reading

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Black ice is the tarsnake of winter for those who run and ride

by Christopher Cudworth One learns through experience that black ice is nothing to take lightly on winter sidewalks and roads. Even springtime running and riding conditions can be treacherous when rain or snowmelt freezes clear and slick to roads and … Continue reading

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Paying it forward as a runner, teacher and coach

Cathy Ganshirt Morlock has long been a successful educator in the Marion, Virginia school system where when she teaches 5th grade students. In 2012 she was named the district’s Teacher of the Year for her leadership and best practices in … Continue reading

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It’s not that far to fall

Running and riding both have their risks. Cyclists, however, are at greater risk of falling than runners. But that does not preclude those who run from exercising some caution, or at least watching where they step. Goof or Consequences The … Continue reading

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Runners and cyclists can all benefit from a visit to a pedorthist

PEDORTHIST.   A pedorthist is a foot care specialist, trained specifically in gait analysis, shoe fitting, foot orthoses, custom shoes, wound care and lab fabrication.  –From the Foot Mechanics website The Injury Cycle Injuries to the foot, knee, leg or hip … Continue reading

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