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Recovery Foot injuries

What is Mortons Neuroma

what is Mortons Neuroma? It’s an inflammation of the nerve that passes between the long bones (metarsals) of the foot. You will feel pain between the ends of the second and third or third and fourth metatarsal bones. The plantar nerve swells and becomes compressed between these bones. If you grasp the two metatarsal bones […]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome — The Injured Runner

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is an injury of the tibial nerve as it passes through a tunnel formed by the bones near the arch of your foot. Excessive pronation (which is when the foot rolls inward for a longer than normal portion of the running cycle), weight gain, or inward sprain of the foot may cause […]

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IT Band problems

Why do lots of runners get ITBĀ  or IT band problems? Most runners will have heard of the iliotibial band or ITB or IT band, as it’s often blamed for injuries and discomfort. What is the IT band? It is a thick band of tense tissue which runs from the ileum bone in the pelvis […]