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Learn more about running injuries, how to treat and prevent them. All articles are evidence-based and written by licensed physiotherapists.
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How to treat back pain you get from sitting.
Mar 20, 2024
4 min
Evidence-based tips to ease back pain with sitting
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Ongoing Pain (Chronic pain)
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
How to handle painful injury flare-ups
Oct 19, 2023
5 min
How to handle painful injury flare-ups
  • Pain Management
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
The Exakt Health app is a physiotherapy app used for rehabilitation of sports injuries
Nov 7, 2023
5 min
How can a physiotherapy app treat sports injuries?
  • Injuries
  • Therapy Approaches
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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Gluteal tendinopathy is a common cause for outer hip pain in runners.
Mar 20, 2024
14 min
Gluteal tendinopathy: A runner's guide to recovery and prevention
  • Gluteal Tendinopathy
  • Hip Pain
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
There are exercises that can aggravate your pain when you have gluteal tendinopathy.
Mar 20, 2024
9 min
Gluteal tendinopathy exercises to avoid (and what runners should focus on instead)
  • Gluteal Tendinopathy
  • Exercises
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
Strength and control exercises can help treat patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Nov 13, 2023
5 min
Patellofemoral pain syndrome treatment exercises - Do's and Don'ts
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Exercises
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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Man with IT band syndrome sitting on the ground.
Nov 9, 2023
10 min
Iliotibial band syndrome in runners: What you need to know to help you recover faster
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Knee Pain
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
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