oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Management of long distance runners by physiotherapy
|Article Title||Management of long distance runners by physiotherapy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Author||Gary M. Sobel|
|Publication Date||Mar 1996|
|Pages||17 - 18|
|Keyword(s)||Activity during recovery, Anti-inflammatory modalities, Cardiovascularly unfit, Chronic injuries, Collapsed shoes, Corrective stretching exercises, Incorrect training methods, Musculoskeletal adaptation, Over-use, Overloading, Sports physiotherapy, Training programme and Treatable cause of injury|
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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