Doctor's Orders for Healthy Running

Excerpts from Dr. Metzl's column in Triathlete Magazine


Jordan D. Metzl, MD

Associate Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

The following articles were prepared by Dr. Metzl for his column in Triathlete Magazine. In each issue, he covers common running ailments such as achilles and hip pain, shin splints, and back and shoulder pain. The articles below can be accessed in PDF form by clicking on each title.


Plantar Fasciitis: Your Heel's Worst Enemy

The ITB (Iliotibial Band) Conundrum

When to Worry About Back Pain

Hip Pain: How to Know When It's Serious

Don't Shrug it Off: Prevention and Early Detection are the Keys to Overcoming Shoulder Injuries

Sidelined: Treating Patellofemoral Knee Pain

What's in a Name? Shin Splints Encompass a Broad Range of Lower-Leg Ailments

Achilles Agony: Don't Ignore a Recalcitrant Achilles Tendon

Listen Up: Pay Attention to Your Body (and Doc) When Cold and Flu Season Strikes

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