September 14, 2012:
From casual joggers to serious marathon racers, millions of Americans call themselves runners. Many of them have something in common — injuries.
Physical therapist Aaron Keil provides tips for runners of all abilities. How can you tell if you are experiencing common aches and pains or a serious injury? What is the importance of core strength and proper running form? What does he think of the minimalist or barefoot running movement? Aaron answers these questions and more. He also gives advice for runners who are thinking about making a change from the traditional running shoe.
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Aaron Keil, PT, DPT, OCS, outpatient rehabilitation manager at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an expert in treating the foot and ankle. Aaron has a long history of helping runners of all abilities, from professionals to the weekend warrior.