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IT Band Syndrome WIth Duane Scotti = PT, DPT

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS or IT Band Syndrome) with Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

Overcoming Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS or IT Band Syndrome) with Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS and Founder of Spark Physical TherapyIn this episode of the RunBuzz podcast, I speak with Duane Scotti, a physical therapist and owner of Spark Physical Therapy. We dig into the topic of Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) more commonly known […]

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How To Get Rid Of Shin Splints (And How To Avoid Them In The Future)

How To Get Rid Of Shin Splints (And How To Avoid Them In The Future)In this article and podcast episode, we dig into the topic of shin splints. Shin splints are fairly common among new runners, or experienced runners who suddenly increase their distance or training intensity. In this article, we discuss what shin splints […]

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over training symptoms

Are You Over-Training?

As a psychology instructor, I lecture on the concept of burnout in relation to work. I can actually draw upon personal experiences with the phenomenon, as I worked for years at a job I initially loved, but grew to loathe. I would get the “Sunday night blues” thinking about work the next day, my stress […]

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injury prevention tips for runners

Ten Injury Prevention Tips for Runners

As a relatively new runner, I vividly remember making nearly every mistake in the book. I went from my first 5K to my first marathon in one year and, despite reading everything running-related I could get my hands on, I still foolishly believed I could power through injuries. Now, as I’m training for my third […]

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How to ice small running injury

Running Quick Tip: An Easy Way To Apply Ice Small Area Running Injuries

Photo: Courtesy of houseofrunning.com When you need to apply ice to small, focused areas, like an achilles tendon or your knee, here’s a quick tip to help maintain direct contact between your skin and the injured area. One problem with ice packs is that, while these are OK for icing broad areas, they’re not ideal […]

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