The Achilles Tendon: What Goes Wrong for Runners

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Reposted with permission from Dr. Brian Fullem. Original article posted at Podium Runner Dr. Brian Fullem practices at Elite Sports Podiatry in Clearwater, FL. He ran 14:25 for 5K while at Bucknell University. This is the continuation in a series of articles

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NSAIDs in Athletes

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by Dr. Brian Fullem The Wall Street Journal published an article stating that Tiger Woods takes Ibuprofen every time he plays golf on the advice of his Doctor. The best quote of the entire article is this: “Please don’t emulate

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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain and Dysfunction in Runners

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by Emily Kraus, MD, PM&R Sports Medicine Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Low back and buttock pain is a common and frustrating ailment in runners, athletes, and even the general population. Identifying the exact pain generator is often

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Stress Fractures in the Lower Extremity

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In this second installment from my book, The Runner’s Guide to Healthy Feet and Ankles, we will discuss the diagnosis and general treatment of stress fractures in the lower extremity. The Runner’s Guide to Healthy Feet and Ankles: Simple Steps

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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Stress Fractures in Runners

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Dr. Brian Fullem practices at Elite Sports Podiatry in Clearwater, FL. He ran 14:25 for 5K while at Bucknell University. This is the continuation in a series of articles by Dr. Fullem, educating us about injury care, injury prevention & other

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The Runner’s Guide to Ice Baths

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Greg McMillan has been called “One of the best and smartest distance running coaches in America” by Amby Burfoot of Runner’s World. He’s a National Champion runner and an exercise physiologist. Runners of all abilities, from new runners to age

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Sacral Stress Fractures

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When Tyler Pennel revealed, a few weeks after his brave effort in the OT marathon, that he had joined the sacral stress fracture “club” (Emily Infeld, Emma Coburn, Ryan Vail, Gabe Grunewald, Kara Goucher…to name just a few) we decided to

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Cheap Therapy: DIY Recovery & P.T. Tools

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from Giving the Glory One of the things I love most about running is its simplicity—you really only need yourself, and hopefully some shoes. However, there are a lot of other products on the market that claim to help improve performance

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What is a Sports Medicine Professional?

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Dr. Brian Fullem practices at Elite Sports Podiatry in Clearwater, FL. He ran 14:25 for 5K while at Bucknell University. This is the first in a series of articles by Dr. Fullem, educating us about injury care, injury prevention &

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