Running Injury

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Running Injury

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Whether you run for fun, exercise, or as part of a sport you play, a running injury can cause serious setbacks to your goals. This type of foot injury can become serious if left untreated, fortunately, Doctor Afoot in Seattle, WA is here to give you a professional assessment from the comfort of your own home! Our mobile podiatrist is fast and effective, so you can get the treatment you need without waiting in long ER lines. Read more about our running injury services, then contact us to schedule a visit!

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Types of Running Injuries

Running injuries can range from minor sprains and strains to more serious overuse injuries. Common injuries include:

  • Runner’s Knee

  • Achilles Tendonitis

  • Shin Splints

  • Plantar Fasciitis

In some cases, these types of injuries can be caused by improper form or running on uneven surfaces.

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Treatment for running injuries depends on the type and severity of the injury. Minor injuries may be treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE). Severe injuries could require therapy or even surgery, this is why it is always a good idea to have a professional take a look at your foot injury to help prevent it from getting worse.



The best way to prevent running injuries is to practice proper form and warm up before running. Additionally, proper footwear is essential for avoiding injury. If you’re unsure about your form or need help finding the right shoes, our experienced podiatrist can help.



During our visit, we will assess your foot and ankle, look at your gait, and ask about your running habits. Based on the evaluation, they can recommend treatment options and provide tips for avoiding future injuries.

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If you’re suffering from a running injury or any other foot injury, don’t wait any longer. Contact Doctor Afoot today to schedule a visit from our mobile podiatrist so that you can get on the road to recovery!

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