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Joint Cracking

Posted on by Ross Harris

Many people crack their joints on a regular basis, whether out of habit or to relieve stiffness, however, until recently the mechanism that produced this sound has been poorly understood. Historically a number of causes have been proposed including recoil of ligaments or a sudden collapse of gas bubbles within the joint. Most recently a […]

Changing Your Running Style

Posted on by Ross Harris

A question I commonly hear in my clinic is “should I change my running style from heel-strike to mid or forefoot-strike?”. My initial recommendation is always do not change your running style just for the sake of it. If you’ve been running for years, and get few injuries you probably have a fairly efficient gait. If […]