fbpx

How to Keep Running with Arthritis

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with Knee Arthritis? Are you wondering if you can keep running through it?

 

 

This week we had the pleasure of having Dr. Frank Petrigliano educate us on how you can keep running with Arthritis.

 

 

Dr. Petrigliano is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of the Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck Medicine of USC. He also serves as the head team physician for the LA Kings hockey team and is the team physician for USC Athletics!

 

 

Click the video below to watch the LIVE within the Healthy Runner Facebook Group

 

Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!

 

Dr. Petrigliano covers the following questions in this week’s episode:

  • If I have arthritis, does running accelerate its progression?
  • What are some strategies to reduce the knee pain associated arthritis, especially during running?
  • Can a running analysis be useful?
  • How does location of arthritis in the knee effect management?
  • What type of injections are available to manage knee arthritis?
  • If I need a knee replacement, can I run after knee replacement?
  • As a runner, how do I prevent knee arthritis?

 

Connect with Dr. Petrigliano : 

Instagram – @frankiepmd

Email – Frank.Petrigliano@med.usc.edu

Website – www.drpetrigliano.com

 

You can listen to all the information in this episode on the Healthy Runner Podcast…available wherever you get your podcasts!

 

 

Here is what other runners are saying about the podcast

 

 

Thank you (running friends) for taking the time to read and I hope you enjoy the podcast episode!

Warmest regards,

 

– Duane

 

Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

 

 

⚡️ SPARK Physical Therapy and the Healthy Runner Podcast  Helping Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again…

[Even If You Don’t Think You Are A Runner]

If you are a runner and frustrated with your nagging aches and pains and have been told to stop running, we can help you.

 

Health for Runners BY Runners ‍

 

Related posts

Foot and Ankle Pain in Runners: 3 Tips!
12.28.2019

Runners!  Have you ever experienced foot pain?  Are you frustrated that you are receiving poor advice about your foot pain and your foot pain is not going away?  I know I’ve been there.  I was ignored and wasn’t taken seriously.  I was told I shouldn’t be a runner! Well, that resulted in a total of… View ArticleRead More

Run Through Coronavirus | Strength Training For Running | SPARK Your Sole Virtual Race Series
05.30.2020

Do you still need a kick start to getting your running fitness back? Have you been struggling to get your motivation back to be consistent for your runs?  Would you like more energy, motivation and finally get rid of your aches & pains for those mental clearing runs? In this Healthy Runner Podcast episode, we… View ArticleRead More

Tempo Run Mastery
07.21.2023

  Are you looking to get faster in the half marathon or marathon distance?   Have you tried to hit a PR but you keep coming up empty?  Feeling stuck with your running and you are not sure what you are doing wrong?   In this video, coach Cat from our Spark Healthy Runner coaching… View ArticleRead More

“I don’t have enough words to express my gratitude towards Duane Scotti and the Spark Healthy Runner program. When I started working with Duane, I had been dealing with chronic shin splints/posterior tibialis tendinitis for almost a year.

I had worked with multiple other coaches and physical therapists with little success and was at the point of almost giving up on my love for running. Duane is so kind, thoughtful and knowledgeable as both a physical therapist and running coach. Our first virtual meeting lasted two hours because he was so meticulous in his assessment. His strength and running program is progressive and created so that you can continue to build strength and mileage as you heal. His strength program is unique, effective, and fun.

Additionally, his warm-up routine is awesome and includes drills that over time have made me a more efficient runner. His training platform is easy to use, and he is always readily available to chat when problems or questions arise.

Over four months of working with Duane, I have built back to five days a week of running and am almost back up to my pre-injury weekly mileage and long run distance. Whenever I have flare ups or setbacks, Duane reassures me and makes necessary adjustments so that I can continue to progress in my running journey. I have had so much success with him so far that I have signed on for four more months so that he can help me to continue getting stronger as I train for the Dopey challenge in Disney World.

If you are struggling with a running injury and are feeling hopeless, you have to reach out to Duane Scotti. Of course, you will have to put in a lot of hard work, but with Duane by your side, you will be able to achieve your goals and more. Thank you Spark Healthy Runner for bringing the spark back to my running!”

Dipti Pandya

You can teach an old dog new tricks!!!  I have never considered myself a runner and I knew I needed to be smart about it because I am no spring chicken. Spark preached getting strong and healthy to be injury free and they practice what they preach.  I am soooo glad I made the investment in me!  I finished my half marathon last weekend and couldn’t be any happier!  The program fed me all the steps I needed to essentially learn how to run long distance, build strength, nutrition help, a forum of other runners and probably most important was the 1:1 coaching.  I had no idea how to tackle training for a 1/2 marathon and this program broke all of it down, had it individualized for me and we tweaked as we went to make sure I was staying healthy and strong.  I had so many questions the week prior to my race and Coach Cat was always there for me and answering all the questions and issues I had-and believe me there were a lot!  The biggest benefit I think I got was the strength. I am strong and fit. But most important was what I gained emotionally.  I built confidence and strength I didn’t know I had, even at my age.  Honestly could not have done this without Spark Healthy Runners!

Gina J.

My Healthy Runner journey started after I had battled bilateral achilles pain for a few months and was frustrated how it affected my running. As soon as I talked to Duane I knew I had made the right decision. His positivity, enthusiasm and genuine care are infectious. The training plan that was tailored to me included specific exercises to rehab my injury and I was so excited that I didn’t have to stop running. It took patience to only run slow for a few weeks but I trusted the process and it got me me to where I am now: running pain free. We made adjustments to the plan throughout whenever needed having someone in your corner that is always there with guidance and support throughout the process was invaluable.

I just ran my second half marathon, both with Duane’s coaching, and PR’d by over 9 minutes! I got all choked up in the last mile when I realized that I felt strong and could still kick it up a notch.

I’m so thankful for the Healthy Runner program, community and the entire coaching team for all the support!

Katja L.

Sign up for our weekly blog and podcast in order to help you maintain a strong mind, strong body, & just keep running!