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Blogs, Running, / By Koh Peh Chia

Tips for Post-Marathon Recovery

What happens to your body after running a marathon? You may expect to be sore for 5 days or up to a week after a marathon. You may also experience Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) which is muscle soreness that comes on days after the long run. Hence, rest and recovery are the best marathon recovery…

Blogs, Running, / By Winsen Citra

Why Do You Get Shoulder Pain When Running?

What can I do? There are a few things that you can do to reduce your shoulder pain while running: Strengthen your core muscles – this will not only benefit you by helping you run in a more upright position, it will also help you to breathe more naturally from your core rather than using…

Blogs, Running, Blog, / By Shi Qi Yap

How to Prepare for a Marathon?

Steps to Prepare for Marathon What to Do for Each Step? Schedule and Follow a Training Schedule Come up with a training schedule 4 to 6 months ahead of the marathon. Beginners should ideally run regularly for at least 6 months before the big day. Aim to reach 50 miles per week during the training…

Running, Knee, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Quadriceps Strength – ACL Injuries

In the final post of this ACL series, we look at an important determining factor, quadriceps strength, which affects your recovery and chances of re-injuring the knee again. This is factor stands out amongst the others we have mentioned. Therefore, we will explain more about how you and your physiotherapist can address this issue. Why…

Running, Leg, Chronic Pain, Ankle, Knee, Foot, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Stress Fracture – How To Manage Them

Stress fractures can be a frustrating injury that can put you out of action for long. However, managing them safely and promptly can enhance your recovery. In this blog, we share more about how to manage the stress fracture. What Is a Stress Fracture? In normal healthy bone, activities that involves loading, such as running,…

Running, Leg, Hip, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

3 Exercises to Prevent Hamstring Pain

Have you ever experienced pain in the back of the thigh that just won’t go away? Hamstring pain is one of the most common problems among athletes, especially for those taking part in high-speed running or sports involves a repeated change of direction. In today’s blog, we will share about 3 exercises to prevent hamstring…

Running, Foot, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Turf Toe – 3 Symptoms You May Have

Turf toe is a common injury seen among the active population as well as athletes. It can affect your function to run or walk as well as daily activities. However, with prompt treatment, it can be easily managed. In this week’s blog, we will share 3 symptoms you may encounter if you have turf toe….

Running, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

3 Signs of Bone Stress Injuries

Bone stress injuries are a common injury amongst people especially in those who have started physical activity. It commonly affect ones function and levels of activity. However, early diagnosis and treatment can help to manage the symptoms of bone stress injuries. Today we are going to talk about 3 symptoms that you may have if…

Running, Knee, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

ACL Reconstruction – Can I Start Running?

Continuing on from last week’s blog, another common question we get when it comes to the rehabilitation of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is,  “when can I start running again?”. However, the answer we always give is, “it depends”. In this week’s blog, we share more about why we give this answer.  Additionally, we touch…

Running, Foot, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Ultimate Guide to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a very common pain we diagnose here at Elevate Physiotherapy. Oftentimes, it is something that can be prevented with just a few different steps. Furthermore, this can be a challenging injury to overcome as the length of treatment varies from a few weeks to months to be treated. Thus, in this blog,…