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The Run Smarter Podcast

Mar 29, 2020

This episode we identify common misconceptions surrounding knee osteoarthritis and bust common myths you might have. Ideas around:

  1. What is knee OA?
  2. What causes knee OA?
  3. What are the consequences of having OA?
  4. What is the symptom timeline?
  5. What are common non-surgical treatments?

We also discuss the correlation between...

Mar 26, 2020

Last episode we covered Plantar Fasciitis causes, prognosis, symptoms, differential diagnosis and risk factors. It is essential for effective management that a correct diagnosis and compromised structures are identified so please listen to plantar fasciitis 1 if you haven't already done so.

Today we discuss treatment...

Mar 24, 2020

Plantar Fasciitis (AKA plantar heel pain & plantar fasciopathy) can be extremely debilitating for runners & is very commonly a chronic condition. But it doesn't have to be! This episode covers crucial information about plantar fasciitis in running much as:

  • common symptoms
  • diagnostic tests & relevant scans
  • how long...

Mar 22, 2020

Runner's knee AKA Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a complex topic. So Pat & Mike from That's Running Podcast helped me with providing the best advice for you and your knee pain.

Some topics we discuss are:

  • How we define PFJ pain & outdated terminology
  • Why you should stop foam rolling your ITB
  • Correct diagnosis before...

Mar 19, 2020

Dr Amy Bender is a sleep scientist on a mission to promote sleep for well-being & better performance. She is the perfect guest to have on the podcast to discuss it's importance for your running performance, recovery and efficiency. 

We discuss:

  • Link between sleep and running injuries
  • What you need to know about the...