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Running injuries

Severs Disease

April 24, 2010

Severs disease poses an interesting one for the barefoot runner. It only happens in youngsters up until the age of 14-15 years, so is only an issue for that age group and their parents. Severs disease is an overuse type injury to the cartilage growth plate at the back of the heel bone. The growth [...]

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Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

March 29, 2010

Sinus tarsi syndrome is a problem that causes pain on the outside of the ankle joint with tenderness felt just in front of the outside ankle bone (lateral malleolus). Traditionally, this is due to two reasons. One reason is that ligaments between the talus and calcaneus (two bone below the ankle joint) are strained as [...]

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