Tag Archives: Achilles Tendons

Top Posts over Past 5 years

Heading into the 6th year of writing this blog I thought I would list the most popular posts. Thank you for reading. I’m looking forward to writing ¬† ¬†more and have many more topics on my list to do! Aqua … Continue reading

Posted in aqua running, Cramps, Running | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Everything Achilles Tendon

The most popular series of posts I have written relate to Achilles tendons. As a long time Achilles tendonitis sufferer I have tried numerous treatments from conservative (rest and stretching) to aggressive (PRP, surgery). Here, I have another inquiry that … Continue reading

Posted in Running | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Functional Physical Therapy for Runners

I have been through so many different treatments over the years for various injuries and ongoing aches and pains it’s hard to keep track. All treatment modalities have their usefulness. I have found many to be palliative (temporary or immediate … Continue reading

Posted in Illness and Running, Running, Training Effectiveness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Summer Retreat

There are still slots available in both the youth and adult camps. We already have 6 states represented (Runners from 8 different states attended last year.) Sign up now – the deadline is coming! The youth camp (8th-12th grades) will … Continue reading

Posted in aqua running, Blogroll, Excuses not to run, Illness and Running, Lyme Disease, Motivation, Plantar Wart, Running, Running Humor, Sports Psychology, The Running Life - Philosophy, Training Effectiveness, Ultra-Marathon, Youth Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMS Units – Excellent and Now Affordable

EMS units – Electro-Muscular Stimulation units are devices that provide an electrical impulse to muscle groups via sticky pads put on your skin. These small portable devices are now not only a viable adjunct to training, injury prevention, strengthening and … Continue reading

Posted in Running | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Achilles Tendon – PRP – Post-Op Update #2

My last post on my progress was @ 8 weeks. I am now a full 22 weeks post-op. (See my last post.) My last doctor appointment at 12 weeks went well. He released me on my own recognizance. He reiterated … Continue reading

Posted in Motivation, Running | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Achilles Tendon – PRP – Post-Surgery Update

My last report was 10 days post-op. Here is an update at 12 weeks post-op. I was relieved from my walking boot after 6 weeks. At that time I could walk but with a pronounced limp. It was not due … Continue reading

Posted in Running, Training Effectiveness | Tagged , , , , | 41 Comments