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Lilburn Podiatrist | Lilburn Running Injuries | GA | Comprehensive Foot and Ankle, LLC |

Comprehensive Foot and Ankle, LLC

J. Palmer Branch, DPM
Board Certified in both Foot Surgery as well as
Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
Fellow- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
OFFICE LOCATIONS:
Cumming/

Hamilton Mill:

 770-886-6833
Lilburn:
 770-921-8800
  
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Running Injuries

 

When one is an avid or occasional runner, there are a variety of injuries that can occur. They range from mildly annoying to something requiring physical therapy or even surgery. To ensure that you take proper care of your body, make sure that you stretch properly, wear appropriate shoes and not abruptly markedly increase your distance or speed.  Pain is the body's signal that something is wrong so it is important and listen to your body when it is telling you to rest.

A few common running injuries include:

Pulled Hamstring: A pulled hamstring is an injury to the hamstring muscle. It causes mild to severe pain in the area.

Hip Stress Fractures: Stress fractures of the hip are most common in long distance runners where there is a constant repetitive motion in the hip.

Shin Splints: Shin splint pain can be due to overuse strain on the site of attachment of a muscle that lies deep in the calf area.  Stress fractures are another cause of pain in this area with similar symptoms.

Achilles Tendonitis: Achilles tendonitis is a painful condition of the tendon in the back of the ankle. Left untreated, Achilles tendonitis can lead to an increased risk of Achilles tendon rupture.

Plantar Fasciitis:
Plantar fasciitis is a pain in the heel caused by inflammation of the thick ligament of the base of the foot. Plantar fasciitis can cause pain when walking or running, and usually is associated with pain with the first few steps after sleeping at night or sitting for a prolonged period.

When any of the above types of complaints are severe or do not resolve well with rest and over-the-counter medicines, seek a consultation with a foot and ankle specialist such as the podiatrists in our office.

 
Lilburn Podiatrist | Lilburn Running Injuries | GA | Comprehensive Foot and Ankle, LLC |
Lilburn Podiatrist | Lilburn Running Injuries | GA | Comprehensive Foot and Ankle, LLC |
 
 
Lilburn Podiatrist Comprehensive Foot and Ankle, LLC is a poidiatry office providing Running Injuries, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Lilburn, GA. We also do Welcome, Achilles Tendonitis, Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Xerosis and all work related in the 30047 area and surrounding areas in Lilburn