How Long Does it Take to Recover From Common Running Injuries?: FPF Show Episode 28

By Nichole Bonner

April 9, 2022

Achilles tendinitis, dan pope, fitness pain free, Gastroc, global triathlon network, Hamstring Strain, injury recovery, IT band, IT Band Syndrome, meniscus injury, patellofemoral pain, plantar fasciitis, runners knee, running injuries, running injuries calf, running injuries foot, running injuries hip, running injuries knee, running injuries olympics, running injury, Shin Splint, soleus, sports medicine, trail running, triathlon (sport), triathlon training

How Long Does it Take to Recover From Common Running Injuries? FPF Show Episode 28

In today's episode we go over, How Long Does it Take to Recover From Common Running Injuries? | Patellofemoral Pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Soleus Strain, Gastroc Strain, Hamstring Strain, Meniscus Injury, Shin Splint, IT Band Syndrome, Achilles tendinitis:

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 1:30 Why is this question important?
  • 2:32 Is running good for your health?
  • 2:48 Are injuries common with running?
  • 3:18 Why it's important to continue running
  • 3:41 What were the goals of the study?
  • 5:05 What's the median time to recovery for injuries in novice runners?
  • 5:28 What was the population in this study?
  • 6:17 Inclusion criteria (age group, level of participation, contraindications, location)
  • 7:02 What defined an injury in this study?
  • 9:01 Did the runners receive physical therapy?
  • 9:55 What was the definition of recovery?
  • 13:01 What percentage of runners ended up getting injured over the course of 24 weeks (6 months)
  • 13:38 What were the most common running injuries?
  • 14:30 What was the overall average time it took to get better from a running injury?
  • 14:49 Which injury recovered the fastest and how fast?
  • 15:15 Which injury took the longest to recover and how long?
  • 17:21 Study conclusions and limitations
  • 18:41 Clinical take-aways

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