oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Management of long distance runners by physiotherapy

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Because of the popularity of long-distance running in this country, the doctor is increasingly being faced with injured runners. Often the runner is advised by a doctor to lay-off for an extended period to allow an injury to recover. While this advice will benefit the patient, 'rest' is a dreaded 4-letter word to most runners.

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