What is Piriformis Syndrome? The symptoms include pain in the buttock region, tightness or loss of movement, tingling or pins and needles, and weakness or numbness which can sometimes radiate into the lower back and down the backs of your legs, as far as the toes.
In this video, James discusses the importance of addressing the root causes of Piriformis Syndrome in runners, not just treating the symptoms, as well as demonstrating helpful rehab exercises.
In this video, I demonstrate a couple of simple techniques to stretch the often troublesome piriformis muscle of the hip.
When it comes to common overuse injuries in runners, Patellofemoral Syndrome is without a doubt one of the top five. In addition to affecting as […]
What causes hip drop in running gait? While the output of running forwards in a straight line looks to be linear, dig deeper and you can observe what’s happening joint-by-joint with every stride, it soon becomes clear that loading occurs in the forward-and-back (sagittal) plane, side-to-side (frontal) plane and rotational (transverse) plane.
This week, I’ve received a number of emails from runners asking how best to integrate strength training and core conditioning work into their marathon training schedules.