Ready to Run by Dr. Kelly Starrett with T.J. Murphy

Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally by Kelly Starrett with T.J. Murphy I thought I was in decent shape having qualified for the Boston Marathon just six weeks ago. Dr. Kelly Starrett shattered that illusion pretty quickly. It turns out I’m kind of a wreck. That hip/groin thing that ‘mostly hurts when I run’, […]

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 inĀ the piriformis muscle, a thin band of muscle thatĀ originates at the sacral spine (back of the pelvis) and attaches to the greater trochanter of the femur (the big, bony “bump” […]