Sports Condition – Running

Running is one of the most common sport activity for most people in Malaysia. However many runners need to deal with injuries specific to leg, ankle and knees and this need to managed in order to maintain the joy of running.

Common running injuries include runner’s knee (patellofemoral syndrome) which is pain at the front or knee or around kneecap, archilles tendinitis which refers to inflammation of the tendon that connects calf muscle to heel, IT band syndrome which related to connective tissue that runs from outer hip to knee, shin splints which refer to pain that occurs in the front or the inner parts of lower leg near shinbone, hamstring injuries, meniscus tear, plantar fasciitis which is related fascia at botton of foot and ankle fractures and sprains.

Physiotherapy can help with Running condition by

  • Accessing and determining cause of the Running Injury
  • Pain management
  • Specific therapies such as Shockwave therapy to provide healing & restoration specific body part
  • Stretching and Strengthening exercise programs
  • Soft tissue manipulation
  • Sports therapy