Athletico Injury Prevention Tips

PREPARE WITH US

Remaining healthy is the most important aspect of ensuring a healthy race. As the Official Provider of Physical Therapy for the Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben, we’re happy to provide the following tips in preparation for crossing the finish line on race day.

5 WAYS TO STOP KNEE PAIN IN RUNNERS

When knee pain occurs, one of the treatment options is physical therapy. Physical therapists are trained to examine, diagnose and treat knee pain to help patients return to the activities they love.  Here are five ways to stop knee pain in runners.  Read more

DEALING WITH THE PAIN OF SHIN SPLINTS

The term “shin splints” gets tossed around a lot among runners. What exactly are shin splints, what causes them, and how can you alleviate them if you already are affected by them?  Read more

HIP FLEXOR TIGHTNESS IN DISTANCE RUNNERS

As runners begin to build their mileage, they can start to experience hip flexor pain and tightness. In runners, tight hip flexors are mainly caused by repetitive use and weak glutes. Here are some tips for relieving that tightness. Read more

RECOVER WITH US

Athletico staff will be on-site at the Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben Post-Race Party to offer post-race stretching to all runners. Look for the blue Athletico tents and allow one of our experienced endurance specialists to jump start the recovery process by stretching tight muscles to keep you loose and help prevent injury.

 

STAY HEALTHY WITH US

If you experience any aches or pains throughout your training or after your race, we’d be happy to see you for a free assessment at any of our 425+ facilities throughout 11 states. To request your screening online at a convenient location near you, click here.

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