Running Injuries: Risk vs. Reward

When was the last time you heard someone say, “My calf was hurting all last week, but I ran through it anyway and now it miraculously feels fine”? Probably never, right? This scenario is extremely uncommon. On the flip side, at Marx Running we constantly hear the opposite: “My shin was hurting last week but I ran through it, now it hurts all the time and I can’t run.” This, …continue…

Marx Running Guide to Common Running Injuries: Shin Splints

This is the third installment of Marx Running’s Guide to Common Running Injuries. In the first two blog posts, we covered plantar fasciitis and then patellofemoral pain syndrome (aka Runner’s Knee), but now we are focusing our attention between these two areas — to the shin. Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome as it’s officially known, is the source of pain for many beginner and even some veteran runners. …continue…

Sports & Physical Therapy Associates to Host Marx Running

Acton, MA: This coming Monday, March 4th at 11:30 AM, the Acton branch of Sports and Physical Therapy Associates will host Marx Running founder, Mark Coddaire, for a clinic on gait analysis. Mark will be presenting an in-service workshop dealing with how footwear affects gait and how to prevent or rehabilitate running/walking related injuries. Specifically, Mark will touch upon how the right shoe can help fix over-pronation and prevent setbacks. …continue…