by Dr. James Kinderknecht
Hospital for Special Surgery has continued to strengthen its relationship with the New York City Public School Athletic League (PSAL) by hosting another “combine” for student athletes from public schools … More…
True or False: Treadmill running can be a cause of shin splints. The answer is TRUE. Dr. Marci Goolsby, HSS Sports Medicine Physician, says that “often you run differently on the treadmill as you do outside. Putting a slight incline on the treadmill can make you run with your feet directly underneath you. Often on the treadmill, people take a longer stride, which can affect shin splints.” To read more of Dr. Goolsby’s answers on injury prevention in preparation for the Half Marathon, visit: http://hss.edu/onthemove/half-marathon-training/.