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Learn about the most common running injuries, their symptoms, treatment options, and the anatomy of affected areas. All articles are evidence-based and include practical tips.
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Learn what causes calf strains, what treatments work best and how long calf strains take to recover.
Apr 25, 2024
9 min
Calf strains - Causes, symptoms, treatment and healing times
  • Calf Strain
  • Pain Management
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Achilles tendonitis treatment in runners.
Apr 20, 2024
16 min
Achilles tendonitis in runners: Causes, symptoms, treatments, and recovery times
  • Injuries
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • 4
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Man holding his injured Achilles tendon
Apr 21, 2024
6 min
How do tendons heal?
  • Anatomy
  • Tendons
  • 5
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
How long a pulled muscle takes to heal depends on the severity and what tissue is injured.
Apr 18, 2024
3 min
How long does a pulled muscle take to heal?
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Calf Strain
  • 6
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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Ibuprofen anti-inflammatory medication
Apr 21, 2024
5 min
Do anti-inflammatories (like ibuprofen) help healing?
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Hamstring Strain
  • 17
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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Top categories
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Calf Strain
  • Exercises
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Orthotics
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shin Splints
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