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Physical therapy for runners can help them overcome injury and reach performance training goals.Heal safer, faster & healthier.

Your best is yet to come.

Whether you are a seasoned marathoner or planning to run your first 5k, Step & Spine physical therapists are runners who understand the ins and outs of training & injury prevention.

Physical therapy’s role in training

Training schedules, personal records, and big distance goals are something we as runners are familiar with. No matter how well your training is going, life happens. Discomfort, injury, and training plateaus happen to even the most experienced runners. We’re here to help you reach your goals—safely. We believe that you shouldn’t wait to start experiencing pain to see a physical therapist! Injury prevention is vital in keeping runners on track with their training. Your Step & Spine physical therapist will conduct gait analysis and review your training schedule to assess your risk of injury. If needed, we’ll make recommendations to alter your training plan and equip you with a physical therapy plan to keep you running.

Common running injuries

There are a wide range of painful issues that can affect a runner, no matter their level. Common running injuries we work to prevent and treat at Step & Spine Physical Therapy include:

  • Runner’s Knee
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Hamstring issues
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shinsplints
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
  • Stress Fractures

Feel great about running.

Call us at one of our three Central Oregon locations today to talk to us about your goals for running PT. We can’t wait to work with you!