Running Injuries at Lawlor Elite
The sport of running has a higher injury ratio than many people realise. The continual repetitive nature and impact on the body in the regular course of the exercise can result in a variety of different injuries.running injuriesWhen a runner pounds away mile after mile on hard surfaces such as a roadway, park or running track and do not allow adequate time between running sessions to rest, the stress of the activity can wear on the body if one’s body is not prepared.
The Preventative Treatment Approach
Our treatment at Lawlor Clinic is a preventative approach, where we work with you to prepare the body for this regular exercise.
Our techniques include education on how the body responds to running, the introduction of proper stretches and exercises to strengthen the body and prevent injury.
If you can gain an increased awareness on what causes injuries, as an athlete you can prevent them.
Common Running Injuries Requiring Treatment For Knees, Ankles And Feet
- Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
- Patella Tendinitis (Jumper’s Knee)
- Patella-femoral Pain (Anterior Knee Pain)
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Plantar Fasciitis (Pain on Soles of Feet)
- Ankle Sprains
- Other Sprain Injuries
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Common Running Injuries Requiring Treatment for Other Areas
- Compensation Patterns
- Stress Fracture
- Muscle Strains (Torn Muscle)
- Snapping Hip Syndrome
- Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis (Golfer’s and Tennis elbow)
Minimising risk of injury is the ultimate goal of preventative treatment. Engaging practical techniques that isolate the area at risk of injury is the goal of the Lawlor Clinic. Our experts can help assess your running style, and any injuries helping you to get back on the path to good health. To make an appointment please call us on 057 867 8904