Rehab After An Injury
For runners that took time off to nurse a sore knee, or a bad ankle (a good first step) but don’t know what caused the injury, addressing the underlying factors that contributed are essential. Returning to running symptom-free without this key piece is a setup for re-injury.
“That’s a big thing a lot of athletes don’t get,” says Hamilton. A knowledgeable coach can help you determine the problem, suggests exercise strategies to get you on the road to recovery, or refers you to a medical specialist.
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