Tag Archive: Spark Physical Therapy

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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#WeJustFeltLikeRunning | Physical Activity Is A Human Right

Hello Healthy Runners! This week is filled with some incredible content for you. We have a double dose jam packed inspiring episode here with not 1, but 2 guests to talk to you about a very important topic!    I was fortunate enough to hear Nicole Ver Kuilen’s amazing journey and story first hand and… View Article...

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Is It Ok To Run with Hamstring Pain? | Hamstring Injury Exercises

Do you get that stubborn pain at the top of your hamstring right where it connects to your “sit bone” and you are wondering if it is ok to run with hamstring pain? This could be a dull achy pain that gets worse after your runs or sitting for a long period of time during… View Article...

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Runner’s Knee | Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

  Do you get stiff and achy knees with running? Does your knee cap pain get worse when you go up and down stairs or when you try to do squats? Do you want to get back to running with no knee pain?      We flip the roles for today’s episode. I was fortunate… View Article...

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How To Start Running with Purpose | 400 Pounds to Ironman

Are you struggling to start running or staying consistent with your training? Has life thrown you a couple of curve balls? Have you had moments where you thought to yourself, “I can’t change…” or “this is too hard for me…”.   You’re not alone in feeling challenged by whatever you’re facing or have faced in… View Article...

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Can You Run on A Stress Fracture?

Have you ever felt pain in your foot and wondered if you have a stress fracture? Do you want to know how to tell if you have a stress fracture? In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon, runner, and triathlete, Dr. Elizabeth Bondi, DPM from Northern Illinois Foot… View Article...

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How To Find Time To Run Without Mom Guilt

Do you want to know how you can manage the busy life of being a mom and still find time for your health and your run?  Do you have mom guilt when trying to fit in running with your busy schedule?  As parents, finding time for ourselves can be a challenge.  In this episode, LaToya… View Article...

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