5 Ways to Avoid Running Injury

There is nothing more upsetting to a runner than suffering an injury. Weeks, months, and even years of training and fitness can be jeopardized by a slip on the ice, a turn of the ankle, or a chronic overuse injury. As runners get closer to their goal race, a paranoia starts to build. Here’s some simple […]

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt for Runners

Ouch! Piriformis Syndrome is a painful and sometimes serious injury that causes pain in, and around, the hip joint and the buttocks. The injury occurs in the piriformis muscle, a thin band of muscle that originates at the sacral spine (back of the pelvis) and attaches to the greater trochanter of the femur (the big, bony “bump” […]