Dr. Runco

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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.

Are you Average?  Can you improve by 1%?

Can you improve by 1%? I used to pose this question to my anatomy students the first day of the semester. After taking roll I would instruct the students, "Raise your hand if you consider yourself to be average".  Out of an entire class of 40-60 students I might see a random hand or two raised.  " [...]

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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 [...]