A friend shared this article from Runner’s World that goes through 7 of the most common running injuries complete with how to treat them. It is a great read with a lot of useful and informative information. Runner’s World doesn’t have the option to reblog so I have linked the article here and full credit of course goes to the author Christie Aschwanden.
Whether you land in the red, linger in the yellow, or return to the green end of the spectrum depends largely on how you react when that first stab of pain hits, says Richard J. Price, M.D., a sports physician at Rocky Mountain Orthopedic Associates in Grand Junction, Colorado. “Often it comes down to whether you take a little time off now or a lot of time off later,” he says.