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How to Train for a Marathon Without Getting an Injury

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Jul 29, 2020 11:44:59 AM

Believe it or not, over the last 10 to 15 years, it is estimated that 90 percent of those who train for marathons become injured - yikes! 

There are a variety of common injuries a runner can get from training for and participating in races. It would be great if all athletes could run pain-free, but that’s not the way it works, unfortunately. We are here to help you run smarter by minimizing the risk of pain as much as possible.

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Topics: running injuries

Common Running Injuries and Treatments in Morgantown

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Oct 2, 2019 9:30:00 AM

You’re running on a beautiful, sunny day through the West Virginia roads and you feel pain in your foot. You think to yourself, “is this a running injury or just a few aches?” 

At Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, we believe you shouldn’t have to guess about your health. You should be able to detect the signs of an injury so that you can have it checked out by an orthopedic specialist. Continue reading to learn about the most common running injuries we see, and how to detect them, as well as how MOA can treat your running injuries. 

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Topics: running injuries, hip pain, knee pain