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Learn more about running injuries, how to self-manage and to prevent them. All articles are evidence-based and written by licensed physical therapists.
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Learn how cortisone or steroid injections work for meniscus tears and why you should sometimes avoid them.
Mar 20, 2024
9 min
Will a cortisone (steroid) injection help my meniscus tear?
  • Symptoms
  • Knee Pain
  • 5
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
What knee braces work best for meniscus tears and when should you wear them?
Mar 20, 2024
10 min
Knee braces for meniscus tears: Your top questions answered
  • Symptoms
  • Knee Pain
  • 4
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Acupuncture for meniscus tears
Apr 18, 2024
10 min
Acupuncture for meniscus tears: A natural way to support your rehabilitation
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Knee Pain
  • 4
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Compression sleeves for calf strain
Mar 20, 2024
14 min
Compression sleeves for calf strain: What you need to know
  • Orthotics
  • Calf Strain
  • 6
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Forefoot running and shin splints
Apr 21, 2024
10 min
Forefoot running and shin splints: 3 reasons why a new running style may not be good
  • Shin Splints
  • Injuries
  • 2
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
These are the best home treatments for plantar fasciitis.
Apr 17, 2024
7 min
The 5 best home treatments for plantar fasciitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Foot Pain
  • 8
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Learn what causes plantar fasciitis to flare up.
Apr 25, 2024
4 min
What causes plantar fasciitis to flare up, and what to do about it
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Foot Pain
  • 6
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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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