Show Number 1 on Running Injuries –
How To Get to the Finish Line Injury Free!
(Still On! $40 dollar special for 1st time patients for massage throughout March! Weight Loss Special: 12 visits – $500 for Lipo-light! Just tell them Bunny sent you!)
Spring is here! ‘Tis the season for running – It’s the time of many fun events – 10k runs, 5k runs and marathons.
We all want to get in shape! How about running?
WAIT! Before you do anything, listen to Dr. Baranski’s first show on running injuries!
It’s a must-listen show for beginning runners, would-be runners, ALL runners.
You can avoid 80% of all injuries by doing what Dr. Baranski suggests and that is… You must get in shape to run!
Dr. B. does not want to discourage you! He doesn’t want to stop you! He wants to help you get to the finish line injury-free!
You need to train your muscles properly to endure stress running is going to put on your body.
How do you do this?
Dr. B. suggests Pre-run workouts!
Pre-Run Workouts — Goal is to Strengthen muscles
- Strong Hips and glutes – help stabilize the pelvis.
- Calves, legs, and hamstrings need to be stretched out
- Do NOT push your speed or push your distance too quickly. (Even experienced runners can get injured)
Do your “due diligence”, Dr. B. reminds runners. Take your time with your workout and you will be fine!
Common Runner Injuries
- Runner’s Knee – Attila Tendonitis.
- Achilles Tendonitis – Swelling of Achilles tendon.
- Planar Fasciitis – Inflammation at the bottom of foot.
- Shin Splints – Pain on the front of the leg.
- Stress Factors – When runners keep going out and pounding their bodies. When runners train too hard and too fast.
- Iliotibial band Syndrome – (ITB) Syndrome – Tenderness on outside of knee and hip due to overtraining – too many miles or increase time too fast.
Listen in next week to hear Show #2 with more details on running and how to prevent injury!
If you already have an injury or want to start running… remember Advanced Spine And Sport offers a free consultation!
Contact Dr. James Baranski at Advanced Spine and Sport (805) 642-4061.
Still On! $40 dollar special for 1st time patients for massage throughout March! Weight Loss Special: 12 visits – $500 for Lipo-light! Just tell them Bunny sent you!
About Advanced Spine and Sport: Dr. Baranski’s office is the first of its kind in Ventura County to bring a special blend of integrated medicine – including an M.D., chiropractors, physical therapy, massage therapy, and medical weight loss, all in one location. Their holistic medical team strives to educate and provide their patients with the most advanced forms of non-surgical therapies possible.
About Dr. James Baranski: James Baranski, D.C., an avid sports enthusiast, enjoys basketball, golf, and working out. He understands that with activities comes injuries, and how treating these injuries as quickly and successfully as possible is crucial – whether it be for an elite athlete or for the weekend warrior.
Dr. Baranski graduated in December 1999 from Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles. He worked as an associate for three years in North Hollywood, CA, then worked for a prominent orthopedic medical group in Los Angeles, CA. There he directed patient care which included chiropractic, physical therapy, acupuncture, pain management, surgical procedures, and pre- and post-operative rehabilitation.
Dr. Baranski specializes in sports injuries, personal injuries such as motor vehicle accidents and slip-n-falls, as well as work-related and repetitive stress injuries. He works with many of the top attorneys and MD’s in Ventura County, ensuring the most comprehensive care possible for the patients.
He has taken 100’s of hours of post-graduate classes on sports injuries and exercise therapy, as well as work injury laws and personal injury seminars. He also did personal training for 3 years, helping people reach their personal and fitness goals.
Contact Dr. James Baranski at Advanced Spine and Sport (805) 642-4061. Also visit: http://www.venturachiropractor.com/