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The Run Smarter Podcast

Jan 16, 2022

Brodie unpacks the causes, treatments and management principles of lower-limb muscle strains:

Tune in to this episode to learn:

  • The differences between a grade 1,2 and 3 muscle strain.
  • Common areas for runners to develop muscle strains, and why they occur.
  • Early management effectiveness. Including rest, ice, compression, elevation, compression and anti-inflammation medication.
  • Advice around loading and running with a strained muscle.
  • Week 1 management of hamstring strains and calf strains with exercise examples for each. 


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