Overload injuries in the lower extremity in runners

Joel M. Press*, Jeffrey L. Young

*Corresponding author for this work

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This article will discuss some of the common overload injuries that occur in runners. An approach to accurate diagnosis will be described in terms of tissue injuries, clinical symptoms, specific tissues overloaded, functional biomechanical deficits, and functional adaptations that occur. With this background, specific principles of rehabilitation of these disorders will be described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-303
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 1995


  • Overload
  • Running

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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