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Stress Fractures

Posted on October 27, 2015 by NHOC Tech under Dr. Marino, Featured Articles

By Anthony R. Marino, MD Stress fractures are tiny cracks in bone. Runner’s often have stress fractures in the weight bearing bones of their lower legs and feet. Stress fractures are serious running injuries that pose a significant long term limitation and require considerable time off. Cause The most common cause of stress fractures is … Read More

Iliotibial band syndrome

Posted on September 1, 2015 by NHOC Tech under Dr. Marino, Featured Articles

By Anthony R. Marino, MD Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is caused by irritation of the iliotibial band, which is the muscle and tendon on the outside of your knee, as it rubs the outside of the distal femur.  It is caused by increasing mileage too quickly, changes in your downhill running, muscle imbalance around the … Read More

Runner’s Knee

Posted on August 5, 2015 by NHOC Tech under Dr. Marino, Featured Articles, InMotion Newsletter

By: Anthony R. Marino, MD Runner’s knee, also called patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), is an irritation of the cartilage or tissue underneath the kneecap or the patella. The majority of running injuries are knee injuries and 50% of runners over time experience knee pain. PFPS typically flares up after long runs, when you’ve had to … Read More