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Running Through Winter and COVID-19

Are you a fair-weather runner?  Are you wondering how to run in the winter?  Is it bad for you to run in the cold? Are you wondering what to wear when running in the cold?   In this episode, we learn about how to stay healthy and running through the winter and during COVID-19 with… View Article...

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Running Safely in The Dark with Noxgear

Are you wondering…Is it safe to run in the morning when it’s dark? How do you run when it’s dark? How do you stay safe in the dark?   If you are a 5pm or 5 am runner (like myself) and want to learn about lights for running in the dark…then you need to have… View Article...

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The Truth About Running and It Being Bad For Your Knees

Is running bad for your knees?  Will I get arthritis from running? Are you new to running or considering starting to run and you have had knee pain in the past, are you wondering if you can safely run even if you are not a “runner”? Or have you been running for years now and… View Article...

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Plantar Fasciitis | How To Stop Foot Pain When Running

Do you get that stubborn pain in the bottom of your foot especially when you take that first step out of bed in the morning?  Are you wondering, why do my feet hurt when I run?  Like so many of you, I have suffered from plantar fasciitis with running and thought to myself…can I run… View Article...

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Running Across The Country | Shan Runs Across America

Have you ever thought what it would be like to run across the country? Do you like to hear about amazing running stories? This week we have someone with an amazing running story who is doing just that…    Listen in to hear how Shan runs across America to end hunger during COVID.   Shan Riggs is… View Article...

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How To Run Faster | 10 Tips To Improve Your Race Time

Have you wondered how to run faster? Are you curious about what you can change up in your training routine to run your fastest half marathon in years?    This week I give you my top 10 tips on what to do as a runner to make your training and race preparation the best it can… View Article...

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How To Recover After a Race | What To Do After Marathon and Half Marathon

Did you just finish a marathon or half marathon?  Are you wondering what to do after your race to speed up recovery?  In this article, we are covering marathon and half marathon recovery tips! We are going to talk about what to do (and not do) after your marathon or half marathon!       First… View Article...

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How To Prevent Running Injuries | Your Running Questions and Answers

Hey there, Healthy Runners!     Have you ever had a question regarding running that you just couldn’t find the answer to? Have you been curious if other runners have the same questions? In this week’s Healthy Runner Podcast, I cover a Live Q & A within our Healthy Runner Facebook Community!     We went… View Article...

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Running Injuries | 3 Reasons To Not Stop Running

Hello, Healthy Runners!   Have you been injured and thought to yourself…I should just stop running? As an injured runner you may have been told to stop running and rest in order to get rid of your pain.    Well meaning doctors are just trying to make you feel better and get rid of your… View Article...

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Why Runners Should Be Treated Differently | Dr. Christopher Segler from Doc On The Run

Hey There, Healthy Runners!     Have you ever been to a medical professional for an injury and you are told to just stop running? Have you had to give up running because you were struggling with pain? Were you starting to think it is just “par for the course” that running will cause pain?  … View Article...

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“I developed IT band syndrome during my first marathon training cycle last year and ended up in physical therapy for about 3 months. I was told not to run if I had any pain at all. I lost so much time “recovering” that I ended up deferring my registration to the next year. I spent the next summer training for the same marathon when about 6 weeks out, that familiar IT band pain returned. I could barely finish a mile. I didn’t want to go back to my physical therapist because I knew what he was going to tell me. Stop running. I was so frustrated and started to feel like marathons weren’t for me. I stumbled upon the healthy runner podcast and learned that I don’t have to stop running in order to recover from injury! I was skeptical about an online physical therapy session. But I reached out to Dr. Scotti and he was able to give me the tools to mitigate my pain within the first session! I was able to complete my training cycle and made it to the finish line of my first marathon with his help! I highly recommend!”

Kendyl R. (Runner)

“I’d been dealing with Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) for about 4 years and had been doing PT, but still had lingering pains. I just figured I’d have to suck it up and deal with it because that was as good as I was going to get. But then, I came across a podcast of Duane being interviewed by Jason Fitzgerald on PHT and how he overcame the injury, and my curiosity was piqued. I met with him virtually and he has been a GODSEND! I’m able to sit as I type this! I can bend over and get in and out of cars without pain! And, I’m RUNNING again!!! It is amazing to be able to do things that I haven’t been able to do without pain since 2016!!! Thank you so much Duane for being an incredible PT!!”

Michelle D. (Runner)

“I suffered from IT band syndrome for four years before seeing Dr. Scotti in April 2020. Before then, I couldn’t run more than about 10 minutes without stabbing pain near my left knee. I’d seen various orthopedists, physical therapists, and chiropractors looking for some relief. My career needed me to run a mile and a half within a certain amount of time, and it was impossible to do so with the knee pain. I saw Dr. Scotti and he immediately got to work! That first visit, he helped me understand the anatomy and underlying cause of my knee pain (aka IT Band syndrome). Once I understood what was happening, the course of treatment made so much sense. Not only did he have online videos of all the recommended exercises to treat the problem, his “healthy runner” Facebook group, Podcast, and YouTube videos held a wealth of information and supplemented my plan. I soon understood that running wasn’t just a casual hobby – it’s a sport and one that deserves dedication and focus. Without his dedication to the sport and his community, I wouldn’t have realized this! Over the next few months, I had many ups and downs – victories and failures – and even some tears! Two steps forward and one step back. Dr. Scotti always checked in between appointments and tweaked my plan if needed. By August, I was regularly running 3-4 miles with barely any pain! If I did get pain, it was because my dedication and focus were lacking – and I quickly picked it back up and overcame. I’m so thankful I took another chance at having my knee looked at and trusted someone else. I run regularly now and am really enjoying it. I can’t thank Dr. Scotti enough and would highly recommend him to anyone having trouble.”

Tracy G. (Runner)

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