Common Running Injuries and How to Prevent Them

107509143 S Woman Runner Heel PainSeasoned runners, rejoice! One of the first competitions in Cuyahoga County – the Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day 5K – is less than two weeks away. If the prospect of getting outside and running gets you pumped, then this message from Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland is for you: there’s nothing worse than having your passion for running come crashing down in the form of…

A Little Preparation Can Help Prevent Running Injuries

14899582 S. Ankle Pain Shoes Sprain FeetSerious runners in Cuyahoga County are going to thank Mother Nature for providing that season called “fall.” Summer 2018 has been really hot and humid. Running is going to be much more pleasant when daytime temperatures fall to the 60s and 50s this month and next. Unfortunately, as any runner knows, a pleasant run can still be waylaid by injury. Running injuries are common. What…

Global Running Day: A Springboard to Get You Moving

46688557 Fit People Jogging On Treadmills At The GymExercise is a way of life for some people, and for others, it’s tough just to get out of bed in the morning. What inspires you to get moving? Well, consider this: June 6, 2018 is Global Running Day! People from all over the globe are pledging to run, and we aren’ttalking about a marathon. It could mean a solitary jog around the block or…

Treat Your Feet Well While Training for a Big Race

37952608 Group Of Athletes Runs During The Rainy MarathonThe Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. If you’ve signed up for it, you know it’s less than a dozen weeks away, and hopefully you’re well into your training. Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want you to stop moving for just a moment to ask yourself this question: How do…