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Endurance Injury Topics

If you have a running, biking or swimming injury or if you’re looking to avoid one, you might want to take a look at our injury topics section. We provide advice on how to avoid injuries and how to know when you’ve got one. Dr. Victor Runco, DC has submitted several articles on running related injury topics and yes, we recommend seeing your doctor is you feel you should.

Don’t let knee pain hinder your performance

Knee pain can hinder anybody, regardless of the sport you play, and when you injure your knee, you certainly know about it. “The knee is one of the most frequently injured joints... Read More...

NSAIDS and Running: Is It Smart?

Anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are grouped into two categories. Cox-1 and Cox-2 inhibitors. These medications were designed to limit the inflammatory response of the body the injury. Unfortunately for us there are many... Read More...

Pronation, Supination and Shoe Selection

Pronation of the foot is a normal process that occurs when your foot makes contact with the ground. More specifically your ankle and foot will normally pronate 6 to 8 degrees during... Read More...

Daily Stretch Routine

I stretch on a near daily basis to keep things loose. My daily stretch routine usually takes me about 30 minutes, and I try to do it shortly before bed in a... Read More...

Ask Dr. Runco-Plantar Fasciitis

What is it? The plantar fascia is a tough band of fibrous tissue that connects your calf muscle to your foot. It extends from your calcaneus (heel bone) to the metatarsals (ball... Read More...

Compression Gear-Fact vs. Fiction

Athletes of all genres, including the running and triathlon communities have an interest in injury prevention and performance enhancement. Products come along that are marketed at these groups with claims of... Read More...

Are You Considering Custom Orthotics?

If you have been a runner for some time, odds are you have heard of, know someone that has, or have orthotics yourself. Some runners have custom orthotics prescribed by their chiropractor,... Read More...

Inflammation and the Endurance Athlete

There are litanies of inflammation based ailments that can negatively affect an endurance athlete’s performance. Some of these ailments include but are not limited to the common cold, arthritis, tendinitis, depression and... Read More...

Marathon Training-Avoiding Injury

Millions of athletes nationwide are gearing up for their upcoming marathon, and though endurance races are widely popular, painful injuries often occur as a result of incorrect form and movement. As a sports... Read More...