Dr. Runco

//Dr. Runco

About Dr. Runco

Dr. Runco is a U.S. Navy and Gulf War Veteran. He began private practice in 2000 primarily treating and fixing running injuries. He has been a professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Biomechanics at various colleges and continues to teach continuing education in the fields of rehabilitation, custom orthotics and athletic taping. He is also a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has completed over 15 Marathons in 15 states and has run 11 50 mile Ultramarathons.

High Hamstring Tear and Tendonosis…..Gone!

https://youtu.be/ftsSBWegYJY   High hamstring tears can result from chronic overuse injuries.  Over time these micro-tears will cause excess scar tissue formation causing the hamstring tendon to become fibrotic (scar tissue is secreted by Fibroblast cells).  Athletes, especially runners seem es [...]

Heel Pain that is not Plantar Fasciitis

Why do I have Achilles Pain? I am not a runner, however I do run as part of some cross training and while playing softball. My foot problems began with planters fasciitis which I had in BOTH feet,  I had surgery on both in 2014 after all other treatments failed,  After several week of physical the [...]

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