Whether training for the Chicago Marathon or just enjoying the occasional jog, all runners can agree that completing your run that day leads to a great feeling. Running offers many great physical and mental health benefits. However, multiple recent studies have found that more than half of runners will get injured every year. If you think you may have a running injury, reach out to our team today for physical therapy, so we can get you back on your feet and doing what you love in no time!
What Causes Most Running Injuries and How Can Physical Therapy Help?
When you experience pain from a running injury, the injury is often in a different area than the pain. For example, the most common running injury is Runner's knee, and this injury is due to weakness in the core, hips and improper running form. Our team at Flow Physical Therapy can help treat this and many other injuries, strengthen the correct muscles, and teach you the best exercises and stretches to ensure they do not become chronic issues.
If you are currently suffering from a running injury and are eager to resume your running routine, please reach out to Flow Physical Therapy today! Call us at 312-701-4089 to schedule an appointment or reach out to us using the form on our contact page.
Common Running Injuries
Physical therapy will benefit runners of all ages. Some of the most common running injuries include:
IT band syndrome
How to Treat Running Injuries
If you find it challenging to run or experience any pain or discomfort, please reach out to Flow Physical Therapy today. Running injury physical therapy is a common and effective treatment for runners. We will complete a thorough examination to diagnose any injuries and rule out other conditions during your first appointment. Then we create a plan to heal any existing injuries and teach you exercises and stretching techniques to prevent them in the future.
Don't let pain stand in your way, and please call us at 312-701-4089 for your free injury screening or an appointment.