Knee pain in runners: new theories on patellofemoral pain syndrome

July 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Why the clamshell exercise may not be helping


Five of the most frequently occurring running injuries and how to treat them

August 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Injuries | No Comments »

Getting injured is, unfortunately, a common reality for many runners. Here are the most common running injuries as well as what to do about them


Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: The last thing a runner *kneeds*

March 30th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

This is among the most common running-related injuries and involves dull achy pain in and around the kneecap


Researchers learning how the IT band helps us run

September 2nd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The iliotibial band, for all the problems it seems to cause runners, is quite important. Reachers at Harvard recently published two studies on how the IT band stores energy and the differences from how chimpanzees’ […]


Why knees hurt in cold weather

January 31st, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Q: My knee hurts during cold-weather running. What’s going on?  A: You’ve heard it before: strength straining and stretching are your friends. A nagging runner’s knee can be a sign that you need to […]


Study: Shin splints most common injury among new runners

June 17th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It seems like every runner has struggled with shin splints at some point in the past, but it’s not only an ailment that plagues those logging big mileage or who have been running for […]


Demystifying runner’s knee

June 16th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Q&A, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Over the last decade, Vancouver writer Paul Ingraham has grown painscience.com to be one of the most robust pain and injury resources online. Ingraham has meticulously researched and produced hundreds of articles about common […]


Runner’s Knee: An irritating problem

April 4th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Body Work | 8 Comments »

If you’re a runner, chances are you’ve had pain in your knee.


Hip to the core

January 9th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Running Injuries, Training | 1 Comment »

It can be hard to determine the underlying cause, but one thing’s clear: runners are often stricken by overuse injuries. Several studies have reported that 50–60 per cent of all runners will sustain a […]