"I have noticed this pain for a few days now."
"Sometimes the pain wakes me up at night."
"It gets worse as I run or walk."
"I just feel so sluggish."
"Something just isn't right."
Do you ever have these thoughts? An orthopedic doctor can diagnose, treat and, more importantly, help you determine the cause of your injury to prevent a recurrence. Find out when it's time to make a call.
Summit Orthopedics provides the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota with comprehensive orthopedic care. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers, and therapists are available at a clinic location near you.
Today's training tip is all about hill repeats! Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, claims it's one of her favorite workouts. Listen in as she explains the advantages of hill repeats and how to do them.
The benefits of running in regards to cardiovascular, mental and physical health are huge. However, anytime you do physical activity there's a risk for injury. Learn about four common running injuries and how physical therapists can help.
Our friends at Summit Orthopedics have expert physical therapists to help guide you to recovery.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares one of her favorite running terms: Fartlek! This fun word is Swedish for "speed play," a form of interval or speed training that can be effective in improving speed and endurance. Listen in as Carrie takes you through a fartlek training exercise.
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If you've ever had a massage, you know the relaxed feeling you get when you're done. But, is it worth the money? Are there actual benefits of massage for runners? Learn more about recent scientific research that actually supports the idea that regular massage can boost muscle recovery and be a valuable training tool to help you run your best.