Body Health Blog
The term “shin splints” has been used to describe any form of lower leg pain as a result of running. In truth, it encompasses three different conditions: chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS), medial tibial stress syndrome, and a stress reaction or stress fracture. A specific diagnosis is crucial, as they require markedly different treatment regimes. This article looks at causes and treatment.
Whether your goal is weight loss or training for a marathon, the impact of running and poor running mechanics can lead to many different types of injuries. For a sport that simply entails putting one foot in front of the other, running potentially exposes the participant to a wide variety of injuries.
As you may have experienced thus far, 4th Avenue is undergoing a series of road blocks and obstacles due to the construction and restoration of the water/sewage lines. As stated on the City of Vancouver’s website, the reason this construction is happening is because, “The current sewer system is over 100-years-old and needs to be replaced. Most of Vancouver’s original sewer system was constructed using “combined” sewers (a single pipe in the street that carries both storm water runoff and sewage). This type of system is prone to causing sewage backup into homes and overflow into surrounding water bodies during […]