| Posted On Jun 14, 2018 | By:

Diagnosing and Treating Shin Splints

Running is a popular sport or form of exercise for millions of people around the world. Although running has plenty of health benefits, it’s also associated with various injuries. One common injury I see in runners is medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints. Shin splints can also occur in people who are participating in other high impact sports such as basketball, soccer, jumping or gymnastics.

Shin splints are an overuse injury that is characterized by a throbbing or aching pain along the front or inside edge of the shinbone (tibia).

Read More

| Posted On Apr 16, 2015 | By:

Running: In or Out? What You Should Consider

At this time of year in Boston, with the Marathon just days away, many of us begin to ponder questions like “Who will win?” and “What will the weather be like?” This year, however, the prevailing question seems to be, “How the heck did our local runners train in all that snow?!”

This year’s aspiring marathoners had to be creative and employ a mix of indoor and outdoor training sessions to get prepared,

Read More

| Posted On Apr 24, 2013 | By:

Our Spring Cleaning for You: Ideas for Healthy Living from our Blog

The weather is finally (albeit in fits and starts) warming up here in the Northeast.  The spring season is a time for renewal, which means it’s also a good time to reassess your health habits and maybe renew a few good ones that may have lapsed or even start brand-new ones.  To give you some ideas on healthy habits to try, we’ve summarized a few health tips and topics from our past blog posts:

Read More

| Posted On Apr 11, 2012 | By:

How to Choose Athletic Shoes

The modern athletic shoe is a far cry from the canvas Keds and Converse high top sneakers that your parents and grandparents may have grown up with.  Today there is a wide range of athletic shoes, specific for each sport, with many brands, styles and features within each athletic shoe category.  With so many choices, going into a store to pick out athletic shoes can be overwhelming.  I’ll share some factors to consider so you can make the best choice to support and protect your foot and to help prevent injury.

Read More