Have you been diagnosed with posterior tibial tendonitis or are you wondering if you can still run with pain on the inside of your ankle?
Do you get sharp or achy pain on the inside part of your shin or your ankle and foot?
Have you had visible inflammation or a popping sensation and now your ankle just feels stiff?
You most likely have been running through the pain recently and you may be scared to go to the doctor because you don’t want them to tell you to stop running. Sound familiar?
Have you tried ice, rest, and not training for the race you really want to do because of this pain?
In this episode, I am going to share with you all I have learned about posterior tibial tendonitis through my personal trials of having this when I started running and helping many runners finally overcome this condition and be able to run!
Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!
Here are the links to the resources I mentioned in the episode:
Why Does My Achilles Hurt When I Run? Part 1
Achilles Tendonitis: Treatment and Prevention
How to Foam Roll Your Running Muscles:
How to strengthen your intrinsic deep foot muscles:
How to strengthen and load your posterior tibial tendon:
How to activate your hip external rotator muscles:
How to progress your hip external rotator muscles in standing:
Find out more about my SPARK Back Coaching program here:
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