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what muscle do you use for running

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Ok to take occasional pain , but if it repeats regularly you need investigation , of your knee joint for any ligamental or meniscus injury of joint ... Read More
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Would suggest evaluation to r/o more common running injuries including muscle strains, stress fx's, compartment syndromes, etc.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
One that feels good: Having a good motion control shoe is a good start. Many times adding extra arch support is quite helpful. I would start with an otc support. There are ... Read More
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Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Comfortable: Pick a comfortable pair and wear a good supportive shoe, motion control shoe. Some smaller shoe stores are very good at fitting you in the right shoe ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Depends on your: Foot type. Do you have a functional hallux limitis as well? This is why a good biomechanical exam with a podiatrist is important. A foot ideally may n ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, there are "custom made" orthotics that are available. They are often made in a podiatry or foot and ankle specialty clinic.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience Cardiology
No one right answer: Everyone is different on this front so you will have to see what works for you. One thing I have found helpful personally is to take a protein supplem ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Protein: can help w/muscle, as can exercise. That includes eggs, cheese, and even protein powder you can get at the health food store. Above all, stay neat a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stretching: Start by stretching thoroughly before you run. Warm up before going into sprints.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Any action that overloads the muscles, joints and/or bones can cause injury.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Cardio: It should not but you will loose fat.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
If you eat properly: Cardio and weight training can help you lose weight, but only if coupled with proper nutrition and appropriate caloric intake to allow safe fat loss a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Exercise: It should tone your muscles and make you loose fat but not loose muscle mass.

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