Running Injuries Prevention and Treatment offers easy to access tips on treating and avoiding injuries. It is written in a language that is easy to understand. This book will help runners and walkers understand how injuries occur, how to identify them, and how to heal them, including problems with the knee, foot, calf, iliotibial band, plantar fasciia, achilles tendon, neuroma, and much more. There is also a section on coming back from an injury and exercising while injured.
Jeff Galloway was an average teenage runner who kept learning and working harder until he became an Olympian. He is the author of the best-selling running book in North America, a Runner’s World columnist, as well as an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. Jeff has worked with hundreds of thousands of runners including participants of runDisney events for which he provides training programs, tips and videos.
David Hannaford, after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon went to the Podiatric Medical School in San Francisco. While studying in Oregon, he already treated professional, recreational and U of O athletes, on staff at the University. Moreover, Hannaford worked in the Sports Medicine division at the Virginia Mason Hospital for 5 years. Since 1991, he runs a private practice in the San Francisco area where he almost exclusively treats runners. Some of the best athletes of the world are among his patients. During his time at the University of Oregon he himself began his career as an avid runner. Meanwhile he has accomplished several ultra marathons and became 2nd place man (at 51 years old) in the Deadwater 135 mile race in Death Valley, CA (126F heat). Furthermore, he is the medical director of the San Francisco marathon and staff Podiatrist for Jeff Galloway’s Tahoe Running Retreats.
Running Injuries Treatment and Prevention is distributed in North America by Cardinal Publishers Group. 9781841262840