According to the Sports Injury Clinic: Peroneal tendonitis is inflammation of the peroneal tendons which run behind the lateral malleolus or the bony bit on the outside of the ankle causing and swelling on the outer ankle. Treatment involves reducing pain and inflammation through rest, ice and bracing then stretching tight muscles in the lower…… Continue reading Peroneal tendonitis
In a post today on the NYTimes there was an interesting piece on the nature of cycling and head injuries. I still object to laws requiring a helmet to be worn at all times and wear my helmet constantly for touring and commuting. Assumption of risk, and cost, is an issue and not one to…… Continue reading Cycling Is the Top Sport for Head Injuries
The human foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 112 ligaments, and a network of tendons, nerves, and blood vessels that work together when we run. That would explain why there are so many different types of injuries that can occur from running. The following infographic creates a great visual of injuries that often happen to…… Continue reading Common Running Injuries
Injured my calf in January and now find myself with the injury coming and going having to sit for an extended period of time. Off the bike as it seems to tighten the calf and then it injures itself running. After all these years of doing both, it seems odd that I finally am bitten…… Continue reading Injury Report: What Am I Supposed To Do?