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Running A Marathon On Antibiotics
Not for sprinting: It would certainly increase your endurance. But i would not recommend sprinting on a treadmill. It's too easy to misstep and fall hard. In cold weather, sprinting in a gymnasium would be preferable. A coach or fitness trainer may be able to show you some mechanical aspects of sprinting that could help you with speed. ...Read more
My daughter said she got light headed and short of breath while running on the treadmill 15 miles. Is this normal for a marathon runner?
Sure: In theory the answer is yes. Weight loss happens when energy expended (i.e. Calories burned) supersedes energy taken in (i.e. Calories eaten). With the right diet and enough exercise a teenager could definitely lose weight. Of course there are healthy and unhealthy rates of weight loss so this should be discussed with your teen's doctor. ...Read more
I'm a long time runner who took off a few months running for work. Now when i run 3 mi 3x/week the inner shins hurt a lot. Possible stress fracture?
Is acoustic wave therapy efficient for decreasing pain caused by shin splints in a running athlete? I am a 22-year-old male athlete. Recently, i developed shin splints due to running on asphalt. I have discontinued my training and let my legs rest for a f
Several Options...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain can then help with a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have plantar fasciitis on my left heel. It started 6 weeks ago after running a series of sprints with "barefoot" shoes. I typically do sprint workout 3 times a week with better padding. Since it has not healed How long to discontinue sprinting?
Ask your doctor: especially if your not healing well. Get a second opinion from a podiatrist to see what the cause is. If calcification's present from a heel spur, then you may need to have it lasered. Probably won't go away on its own. Always get 2nd opinion. You may have more going on than you think! So see a doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I ran on a treadmill for 6.5 miles on Tuesday, then all of a sudden on Wednesday afternoon walking at work my left foot on the outside started hurting?
TendonitIs: sounds like peroneal tendinitis. The tendon that attaches to the outside of your foot. Can be from bad shoes, over pronation. Could try an over the counter arch support in your shoes. If no improvement then see your local podiatrist. ...Read more
Yes, as tolerated: After initial rest, ice, compression and elevation, ankle rehabilitation involves moving the ankle. Initially the up and down motion akin to pressing and releasing the gas pedal in the front to back plane is suggested. Lateral movement will come later as pain and swelling subside. An elliptical trainer provides gentle front to back motion at the ankle and can be started as soon as tolerated by you. ...Read more
Just resumed biking with the springtime; pedaled heavily up a hill; got light headed; on losartan 25mg glyb/metformin 5/500- assessment?
Overworked: Try to ramp it up nice and easy -- talk to your doctor. ...Read more
I have a compression fracture of the T11 when can I run? It has been 3 weeeks I can bike, hike, aqua run the eliptical trainer no pain
Wait: If it has only been 3 weeks since your injury, i would suggest waiting at least another 6 weeks before considering running. You may not be in pain but that does not mean that you are healed. It generally takes 10-12 weeks for a spinal fracture to heal. Wait until your dr. Clears you. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Marathon training. 10 miles saturday - no pain. On monday, pain on both sides of my left knee on stairs and treadmill. Didn't run yesterday. Causes?
Strain???: Hard to say if this is an injury that was waiting to show up, and the 10 mile run finally put you over the edge. Hard to say- your shoes, running form, hills vs flat, etc. Rest and get back to slow running with less distance. If it continues, see an orthopedic Dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After doing thousands of jumping jacks over the course of a few weeks (250- 700 a day) I am experiencing ankle pain. Is this a sprain or more serious?
I do not get shin splints at all from running on a treadmill, only from running outside on the concrete
Not unusual: It sounds like the pounding of running on concrete could be the etiology for your shin splints when you run on a softer surface or treadmill you may not get symptoms try some cushions or orthotics in your shoes running on the treadmill without pain is better than not being able to run at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does body weight , have a factor in injuries, I have been doing jogging and brisk walking for hour and now have got a neuroma in foot and swollen knee?
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