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Running Injuries and Kinetic Chain Disruptions

– Derek M. Hansen – Working with track and field sprinters and athletes in speed-dependent sports such as football and soccer has made me very aware of the prevalence of hamstring strains and other debilitating soft-tissue injuries. The recovery period for these types of injuries can vary from weeks to months, depending on the severity… [Continue Reading]

Improved Running Technique for Injury Prevention

– Derek M. Hansen – I was watching television the other day and came across a commercial for orthotics. It featured a middle-aged woman who was complaining of foot pain and associated problems. She claimed that a simple prescription of custom orthotics cured her problems and she was able to run two half-marathons. The interesting… [Continue Reading]