Therapy Corner

  • Get a Grip 

    After this past weekend’s blizzard and sub-zero temperatures/wind chills, I thought this might be a good time to take...

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  • Soft Landings

    There have always been a whole host of assumptions made by the average runner when it comes to the...

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  • Training Errors Revisited

    For more than 40 years now, one of the constants in the world of running-related injury (RRI) theories has...

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  • Sounds Good…

    If you have ever had to avail yourself of the services of a physical therapist for a musculoskeletal condition/injury, the...

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  • Hips – again!

    If you’ve been following this series over the past few years, you know that I have, on numerous occasions,...

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  • Water, Water Everywhere…

    Like most of you, I’ve had my share of running-related injuries over the past 40 years.  Without exception, the...

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  • Shoes and Blues

    As I’ve noted many times in the past, there are more than a few “conventional wisdoms” all runners seem to...

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  • Ankle Sprains – Long-term Problems and Rehab

    In earlier installment in this series (https://www.syracusechargers.org/therapy/chapt94/) examined a traumatic (as opposed to overuse) injury sometimes suffered by runners...

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  • Plain and Simple

    Last time out we discussed some new thinking on the advisability of using of ice as the first line...

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  • Inflammatory Statements

    Over a decade ago (Article #66) I made the case that the common practice of advising people to drink at least...

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  • Compression Stockings – Part II

    The most recent entry in this series addressed the question of whether two popular measures used by runners to...

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  • On Facts and Fads

    A recent column (2015) by NY Times science writer Gretchen Reynolds examined a new study and other recent research...

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  • Too Much, Too Soon, Too Fast – revisited

    “The Holidays” came early for me this year, in the form of the October issue of the Journal of...

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  • Eccentric exercise and tendinosis

    One of the most exasperating things about treating overuse tendon injuries is the excruciatingly slow rate at which they...

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