Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running: How to Fix Injuries, Stay Active, and Run Pain-Free

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“Like having a personal doctor who is also a good friend sit down at your side and explain what’s going on and what to do.” — Frank Shorter, Olympic marathon gold medalist

The most trusted doctor in running explains what’s wrong and how to fix it.

Got a running injury? You’re not alone. Every year, nearly half of America’s 44 million runners suffer injuries severe enough to bring them to a halt.

But you don’t ...

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Overview

“Like having a personal doctor who is also a good friend sit down at your side and explain what’s going on and what to do.” — Frank Shorter, Olympic marathon gold medalist

The most trusted doctor in running explains what’s wrong and how to fix it.

Got a running injury? You’re not alone. Every year, nearly half of America’s 44 million runners suffer injuries severe enough to bring them to a halt.

But you don’t have to sit on the sidelines. Running Doc™—better known as Lewis G. Maharam, MD—will get you up and running again. From head to toenails, Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running is a comprehensive manual for running injuries and preventive care. The lively text not only covers treatment for what ails you but also delivers expert advice on the best way to prepare for running events of all types and distances.

If you’re already injured, Running Doc will help you diagnose, treat, and recover to run pain-free. If you’re looking for better ways to train and prepare for a race, this profusely illustrated guide will help you every step of the way.

Stay healthy. Run smart. And when aches and pains crop up, trust Running Doc to get you back on your feet.

“When runners get hurt, they fly to Dr. Maharam!” — Meb Keflezighi, Winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon

Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is one of the world’s most extensively credentialed and well-known running health experts. He is the medical director of the Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Series and former medical director of the New York Road Runners club and the New York City Marathon. A frequent guest on World News Tonight, Today, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, CNN , and Fox News, he writes the popular Running Doc column for Competitor magazine.

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Covers all common injuries

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Editorial Reviews

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“Dr. Maharam’s new book is the perfect instruction manual for both die-hard runners and the rest of us. Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running serves as a portable doctor on your bookshelf, ready to use at any time.” — New York Daily News

Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running allows you to learn about your body, how to avoid and fix injuries and be pain-free. The Injury Manual 101 section is particularly helpful. No more Googling remedies for your ailments.” — USA Triathlon Life magazine

“A comprehensive, illustrated guide to running injuries and how to prevent them.” — Denver Post

“The Doc writes in an easy- to-read style about why running is good for us and how to keep from getting injured, ill or worse… The section on injuries is superb with great illustrations.” — Run Britain

“If you've got a sports injury, Dr. Maharam is the go-to doctor and his book is the go-to resource for patients and doctors.” — Steven Van Camp, MD, FACSM, former president of the American College of Sports Medicine

“Dr. Maharam is at the forefront of exercise-related medical issues in the U.S. and around the world. In his work as a marathon race director, he has done much to make the sport of distance running safer and more enjoyable for hundreds of thousands of runners.” — Amby Burfoot, Runner’s World magazine

“When runners get hurt, they fly to Dr. Maharam!” — Meb Keflezighi, 2009 New York City Marathon winner and 2004 Olympic silver medalist

“Dr. Maharam is the definitive medical resource for the running and walking industry.” — Jenny Hadfield, running coach and columnist for Runner’s World and Health magazines and author of Running for Mortals

“Dr. Maharam is, simply put, the most knowledgeable and articulate medical professional in the world of endurance athletics. He delivers his advice with the unique combination of solid medical opinion and common sense advice.” — John “The Penguin” Bingham, running columnist and author of An Accidental Athlete

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934030684
  • Publisher: VeloPress
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 283,663
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Lewis G. Maharam, MD is one of the world's most extensively credentialed and well-known running health experts. Better known as The Running Doc, Maharam is the medical director of the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon series (19 races and over 380,000 entrants nationwide projected for 2011) and the former medical director of the New York Road Runners and the ING New York City Marathon. He is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Marathon Medical Directors Association (IMMDA) as well as National Medical Director for the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program. He has appeared on World News Tonight, Today, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, CNN, and Fox News. Maharam is a frequently cited source of medical advice by writers for Sports Illustrated, Fitness Magazine, Self, Shape, Redbook, Time, Newsweek, New York Times, USA Today, New York Daily News, Newsday, Condé Nast Sports for Women, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Jane, Men's Journal, Runner's World, Woman's Day, McCall's, Reader's Digest, New York Post, Allure, US News and World Report, Cooking Light, and more.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Frank Shorter
Preface
Acknowledgments

PART I: Running for Health
Why Run or Walk for Endurance
Endurance Physiology 101
Training 101: What to Do During Training to Help Achieve
Success at Your Event
Training for Success: The Week Before the Event
Racing for Success: Your Race Day Plan
Getting the Best Equipment
Cold Weather Running Tips
Warm Weather Racing Tips
Traveling to a Desert Race

PART II: Marathons and Half-Marathons
A Race for Everyone
The Marathon, Then and Now
Marathon and Postmarathon Physiology
The 10 Commandments of Marathon Running

PART III: Running Doc’s Repair Shop
Injury Prevention and Treatment Strategies
J. Willis Hurst and Coca-Cola
General Issues
Aches and Pains
Colds, Flu, and Marathon Sniffles
Common Maladies
Chronic Problems and Cures
Women’s Health

PART IV: Injury Manual 101

FEET AND ANKLES
Black Toenails
Achilles Tendinitis/Tendinosis
Retrocalcaneal Bursitis
Plantar Fasciitis
Heel Bursitis, or “Faux Fasciitis”
Pump Bump
Calcaneal Stress Fracture
Cuboid Syndrome
Hallux Valgus (Bunion)
Jones Fracture: Fifth Metatarsal
Metatarsal Stress Fracture
Foot Tendinitis
Morton’s Foot
Warts and Corns
Marathon Feet
Dorsum Neuritis (Numb Toes)
Lisfranc Foot Injuries
Ankle Sprain, Ankle Break

LEGS AND KNEES
Plantaris Tendon Rupture
Shin Splints, Tibial Stress Syndrome, Exertional Compartment Syndrome
Runner’s Knee
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Distal Hamstring Bursitis
Proximal Hamstring Tendinitis/Tendinosis
Unresolved Quadriceps Pain

GROIN AND HIP
Adductor Strain, Groin Pulls That Won’t Go Away
Greater Trochanteric Hip Bursitis
Osteitis Pubis

BACK
Sciatica
Piriformis Syndrome
Sacroiliac Joint
Leg-Length Discrepancy

HEAD
Concussion

PART V: Sudden Death and Running
Five Steps to Prevention
The Case Against Caffeine
When Trouble Strikes

Postscript: Enjoy the Ride

Appendix A: IMMDA’s Health Recommendations for Runners and Walkers
Appendix B: IMMDA Advisory Statement on Children and Marathoning: How Young Is Too Young
Appendix C: IMMDA’s Revised Fluid Recommendations for Runners and Walkers

Index
About the Author

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  • Posted April 5, 2011

    Great advice to reference to stay injury free

    This book is loaded with a lot of great advice to try when you first notice something off. If you follow the advice you can probalby prevent an injury and will advise when you need to see the doc and when it is OK to run through it. I was an asst. athletic trainer for a year in college, no certification or degree, but feel that this is solid advice. I coach runners now and think this is a good reference.

    Would LOVE in nookbook so I can have it handy when I travel for a marathon - who knows what advice I may need to read the day after Boston. Pls make in nook!! :)

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