Running is one of the most popular forms of sporting activity worldwide. Despite its many health benefits there is some concern over the incidence of injury, especially heel pain, shin pain and knee pain in runners and joggers. Not surprisingly, the most common running injuries affect the lower limb and include Blisters, Plantar Fasciitis, Runner's knee (IlioTibial Band Friction Syndrome) and Shin Splints.
If you're a keen runner then there's every chance that you've had a frustrating lay off due to one of these common running injuries. It often helps to know as much as you can about these injuries, to ensure that you're doing everything you can to help yourself. Similarly, if you're keen to avoid these common running injuries it's a good idea to be familiar with the signs and symptoms.
Here we provide an easy to follow guide to the most common running injuries, with recommendations of products that can be of help.