Safety

MapMyRun’s “The Most Common Running Injury Will Surprise You”

When running, there are a host of potential injuries that can come your way, each one worse than the last. However, this recent MapMyRun blog details the most common injury among runners, and it may surprise you.

Here’s an excerpt:

“When people find out you’re a runner, one of the first things you probably hear is something along the lines of, “Better take care of your knees!” It’s quite the misconception that every runner will have knee issues at some point; and actually knee injuries aren’t the injury runners experience most.

That isn’t to say knee injuries don’t happen. In fact, chiropractor Marc Taczanowski a certified strength and conditioning specialist, with experience in sports medicine, injury prevention and management at True Sport Care, says they are some of the more common injuries experienced. “Common injuries in running include, but are not limited to, iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome, patellar tracking issues, runner’s knee, Achilles tendinosis and plantar fasciitis,” he explains.”

To read the full article, click here!

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