Many of my patients love to run and hate the idea of missing days of training due to an injury. You might feel the same way. Obviously, if you broke a bone in your foot or ankle, it’s going to be difficult to run for some time. But not all injuries and surgeries are that straightforward. When is running after an injury or surgery safe, and when can it be harmful?

In this video, I explain some of the challenges with running after certain injuries and offer some strategies to get you back on the road quickly.

Man with pain running after a knee injury

Remember, always talk to your doctor for specific questions about recovering from your particular injury.

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