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1904, 2018

Hamstring Tear from Chronic Overuse Tendonosis

By | April 19th, 2018|Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

One of the more common injuries I see in runners are chronic high hamstring tearing that results in HHT or High Hamstring Tendonosis at the attachment on the Ischial Tuberosity.  It is challenging for [...]

1704, 2018

Metatarsalgia and Mortons Neuroma

By | April 17th, 2018|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Here is a real email I recently received from a patient in another state who reached out to me because his doctor want to operate on him even though he admits he does not know what is causing the pati [...]

1704, 2018

Plantar Plate Tears and Sprains Can Heal Without Surgery

By | April 17th, 2018|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

I recently interviewed a new patient who had a 3 month history of pain in the ball of her foot near where the second toe meets the foot.   In anatomy speak we call this the Metatarsal region.  She str [...]

902, 2018

Dr. Allen help! My foot hurts and my doctor’s are not helping!!

By | February 9th, 2018|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Dr. Allen, I have had pain in 2nd inter-digital space/metatarsal head for almost two years now. I have bunions outside both my little toes and currently run in Altra shoes to accommodate the space nee [...]

912, 2015

Metatarsalgia is Pain in the Ball of your Foot

By | December 9th, 2015|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|4 Comments

Pain in the Ball of the Foot = Metatarsalgia  Pain in the ball of your foot is usually referred to as “Metatarsalgia”. In Latin, the word Metatarsal is used to describe the region of the foot that is [...]

1709, 2015

Top 10 Truths about Running Injuries that Might Surprise You

By | September 17th, 2015|Running Injuries, Sports Injuries, Training|4 Comments

How do I prevent Running Injuries?   Running injuries have long been associated with biomechanical factors such as excessive impact forces and excessive pronation.  Recently, many so called exp [...]