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Do Elite Distance Runners Stretch
Muscle wasting after "diagnostic" epidural steroid injecton that turned out to be not diagnostic in 23 year old elite collegiate long distance runner?
Toenail injury possible from up-tempo distance running..Any good stretches i can do to treat this?
Toenail: This may be caused by something called hallux extensus . There is no stretch for an overactive tendon. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more
I am experiencing a deep pain in my left quad while running & working out. Long distances and deep bends/stretches increase the pain. There is weakness too. Can't figure out what it is. Any ideas?
Connective/muscular: Two possibilities; muscle tear, strained tendon. Pain near a joint more likely connective. Anti-inflammatories or otc pain relievers may be useful, reduced activity likely more effective. Also, onset (fast/slow) may also suggest muscle or connective respectively. If pain in calf when toes extended upwards, a more serious condition may be present. Good color and warmth in toes also good sign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i walk even short distances my calves get tight and painful as if theyre cramping, stretching doesn't help and i don't wear heels?
Interesting question: but it may be more appropriate for a site that focuses on athletics. ...Read more
I am 24 year old female distance runner (5'5' 125lbs). Best peak flow has been 350. Is that normal?
Plantar fasciatis: There are several problems runners can develop from blisters to fractures. ...Read more
Endurance athletes: Endurance athletes burn a lot of calories and build lean muscle. ...Read more
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