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There are several different injuries that can cause leg pain in runners. Here we discuss some of the most common causes, how you can diagnose them, and what treatments may work best.
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Insoles for Shin Splints
Feb 6, 2024
8 min
Can insoles help with shin splints? (and how to choose the right ones)
  • Shin Splints
  • Leg Pain
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Forefoot running and shin splints
Apr 19, 2023
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
Exercises for Shin splints
Feb 6, 2024
3 min
Shin Splints: A step-by-step exercise treatment plan for runners
  • Shin Splints
  • Leg Pain
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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How long a pulled muscle takes to heal depends on the severity and what tissue is injured.
Dec 13, 2023
3 min
How long does a pulled muscle take to heal?
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Calf Strain
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Ibuprofen anti-inflammatory medication
Oct 5, 2023
5 min
Do anti-inflammatories (like ibuprofen) help healing?
  • Injuries
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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Icing as part of the price method to treat acute injuries
Dec 5, 2023
6 min
How to use the PRICE method to treat acute injuries
  • Therapy Approaches
  • Pain Management
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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