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photoKnowing where the fluids are, how they will fit on your bike, how much to reach for, and when to reach for it should be understood prior to ever setting foot on the course.
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photoI'm kind of afraid to go back to running if it is a stress fracture. But if it isn't, then I don't want to under-train either. What other symptoms distinguish each of these two injuries?
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photoCould this be related to IT band problems or someone thought it might be bursitis and what should I do to treat it? Also, should I see a sports med doc or orthopedic specialist?
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photoIf a training program increases in intensity too quickly, or does not include enough time for recovery, injury can result.
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photoProper Bicycle Fit and Treatment of Common Cycling-related Medical Problems
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photoIs there any current literature or recommendations on this subject, and when do you know it's time to stop activities like running before the damage is done or worsened?
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photoYesterday I was a little sore, and today, whenever I bend over to pick something up, standing up again hurts badly. Have I done some sort of permanent damage? What can I do to rehab this area?
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photoA general stretching program should be an essential component of every endurance athlete’s warm-up prior to training or competition.
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photoIt is getting better, but I don't know if I should stop running completely until it is gone for good, or if some running is OK. I want it to heal as fast as possible.
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photoDiscussions on base training, intensity training, peaking and tapering, racing and competition and recovery and restoration.
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photoCould these fevers be related to my training and increased fatigue? Is there anything I can do to help prevent future occurrences? Or could it just be allergies combined with increased fatigue?
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photoI have bone spurs in my left heel. It's painful first thing in the morning. Sometimes my heel will bother me running, or on the bike. I feel as if the heel is holding me back.
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photoMy right foot is killing me (flat feet, wearing orthotics). I can no longer run on it and am forced to walk. After walking 10k, my foot felt like it was squeezed really hard.
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photoDuring training and endurance events, athletes should be careful not to ingest more fluids than necessary.
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photoIt sounds like your ankle has seen plenty of mileage and, by the description of your surgeon’s plan, that you have damage to the articular cartilage that caps your talus bone.
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The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) was formed in 1991 to fill a void that has existed in sports medicine from its earliest beginnings. The founders most recognized and expert sports medicine specialists realized that while there are several physician organizations which support sports medicine, there has not been a forum specific for primary care non-surgical sports medicine physicians.

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