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Stretching can be a useful treatment for some running injuries but make others feel worse. In these articles we discuss when stretching may be appropriate, how to do it for best effect, and why it should sometimes be avoided.
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You must be careful when stretching a pulled hamstring.
Apr 18, 2024
6 min
How to stretch a pulled hamstring safely (and what else can help)
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Injuries
  • 2
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Stretches for patellofemoral pain syndrome
Apr 17, 2024
5 min
The 5 best patellofemoral pain syndrome stretches to support your recovery
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Stretching
  • 5
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Stretching the plantar fascia
Mar 20, 2024
2 min
5 Stretches for plantar fasciitis: What to do, how to do them, and why they work
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Foot Pain
  • 7
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Stretches for calf strain - why you should be careful.
Mar 20, 2024
5 min
Why we don’t recommend stretches for calf strain – What to do instead
  • Stretching
  • Pain Management
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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