Running Injury-Free by Dr. Joseph Ellis, DPM uses anecdotal examples from Ellis' own patients and experiences in order to discuss injury-prevention, treatment, and recovery. He implements a clinical approach toward treating the most common running-related injuries, as well as providing detailed background situations to describe how each injury can happen, so the reader can recognize poor habits or compare training and running practices in his or her own experience.
In this updated version, content relating to shoes and shoe selection, "over the counter" treatments, orthotic techniques and materials, Piriformis Syndrome, chiropractic medicine and acupuncture, stretching techniques, nutrition and supplements, injuries related to minimalist runners, as well as running issues for women, children, and endurance runners will be updated to reflect timely practices and research.
About the Author
Dr. Joseph Ellis is a podiatrist who specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries. A longtime runner, Dr. Ellis was one of the initial panelists for the annual Runner's World shoe survey and currently is on that magazine's science advisory board. In addition to lecturing internationally, he has written hundreds of articles on running injuries and has consulted for several athletic shoe manufacturers. He is the medical director for his sports-medicine clinic in La Jolla, CA.