The Injuries and Treatment section is being redeveloped to provide the data under the new format, the process is slow but is achieving the end product of better content delivery to Time-to-Run users

Injuries and Treatment

Injuries and Treatment

See the Running Injury related articles and the advice relating to the treatment and maintenance

The best advice on the use of ice

Ice therapy (Ice, Compression and Elevation) is the key component of acute soft tissue injury, but little is known about the optimum duration of individual treatment sessions, the frequency of application or the length of the overall treatment programme.

Data regarding stress fractures and the avoiding of such injuries Stress fractures occur when an area is put under more stress than the bone can physically withstand. The areas which are most vulnerable are the lower legs as well as feet and often in women it is usually the bones of the pelvis.

See the injury guide, troubleshooters guide, to where the sites are for the most common running injuries as well as the BIG 5 – the five most common running injuries.

The BIG 5 – the five most Common Running Injuries

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by DaveSpence – Resident coach Cape Town

Recurrent Hamstring injuries (a.k.a. the problem hamstring)

New Stress Fractures section launched

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