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Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running: How to Fix Injuries, Stay Active, and Run Pain-Free Paperback – April 1, 2011
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"Dr. Maharam's new book is the perfect instruction manual for both die-hard runners and the rest of us. Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running serves as a portable doctor on your bookshelf, ready to use at any time." -- New York Daily News
"Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running allows you to learn about your body, how to avoid and fix injuries and be pain-free. The Injury Manual 101 section is particularly helpful. No more Googling remedies for your ailments." -- USA Triathlon Life magazine
"A comprehensive, illustrated guide to running injuries and how to prevent them." -- Denver Post
"The Doc writes in an easy- to-read style about why running is good for us and how to keep from getting injured, ill or worse… The section on injuries is superb with great illustrations." -- Run Britain
"If you've got a sports injury, Dr. Maharam is the go-to doctor and his book is the go-to resource for patients and doctors." -- Steven Van Camp, MD, FACSM, former president of the American College of Sports Medicine
"Dr. Maharam is at the forefront of exercise-related medical issues in the U.S. and around the world. In his work as a marathon race director, he has done much to make the sport of distance running safer and more enjoyable for hundreds of thousands of runners." -- Amby Burfoot, Runner's World magazine
"When runners get hurt, they fly to Dr. Maharam!" -- Meb Keflezighi, 2009 New York City Marathon winner and 2004 Olympic silver medalist
"Dr. Maharam is the definitive medical resource for the running and walking industry." -- Jenny Hadfield, running coach and columnist for Runner's World and Health magazines and author of Running for Mortals
"Dr. Maharam is, simply put, the most knowledgeable and articulate medical professional in the world of endurance athletics. He delivers his advice with the unique combination of solid medical opinion and common sense advice." -- John "The Penguin" Bingham, running columnist and author of An Accidental Athlete
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"Like having a personal doctor who is also a good friend sit down at your side and explain what's going on and what to do." -- Frank Shorter, Olympic marathon gold medalist
The most trusted doctor in running explains what's wrong and how to fix it.
Got a running injury? You're not alone. Every year, nearly half of America's 44 million runners suffer injuries severe enough to bring them to a halt.
But you don't have to sit on the sidelines. Running Doc €ž ¢--better known as Lewis G. Maharam, MD--will get you up and running again. From head to toenails, Running Doc's Guide to Healthy Running is a comprehensive manual for running injuries and preventive care. The lively text not only covers treatment for what ails you but also delivers expert advice on the best way to prepare for running events of all types and distances.
If you're already injured, Running Doc will help you diagnose, treat, and recover to run pain-free. If you're looking for better ways to train and prepare for a race, this profusely illustrated guide will help you every step of the way.
Stay healthy. Run smart. And when aches and pains crop up, trust Running Doc to get you back on your feet.
"When runners get hurt, they fly to Dr. Maharam!" -- Meb Keflezighi, Winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon
Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is one of the world's most extensively credentialed and well-known running health experts. He is the medical director of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series and former medical director of the New York Road Runners club and the New York City Marathon. A frequent guest on World News Tonight, Today, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, CNN , and Fox News, he writes the popular Running Doc column for Competitor magazine.
Covers all common injuries
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I learned a lot from this book. Once I had pain in the hip joint and I got magically a lot better after doing the exercise in the book once. Read morePublished on May 14, 2014 by china_108
This never helped me. It has relevant information, and I'm sure that the advice in the book worked for some people, but for me, his tactics were useless and I saw no results.Published on February 4, 2014 by Amazon Customer
This book is a great handbook for runners. So far I only run in 5k races but the clear, understandable information about running injuries is invaluable!Published on January 30, 2014 by Amazon Customer
I found this book to have little of value in it. The author gives many opinions without supporting facts and most of the advice is the same old same old basic stuff you could read... Read morePublished on January 11, 2014 by J. Nuckolls
I purchased this as a gift for my husband. He has really gotten into running in the last year or so. Read morePublished on December 12, 2013 by SweetieChick222
This book is very thin in the coverage of injuries. I was specifically looking for hip injury which I could not find answer to. Sorry, I would not recommend to others.Published on December 8, 2013 by Kannan J
The book gives a great overview of most injuries and stays away from confusing medical jargon. I would recommend this book to any family who enjoys running. Read morePublished on October 2, 2013 by Thomas Adkins
And now I know what a ilio tibial band is! And why it used to be so frickin painful! Thanks to this book and some other resources, I am running pain free!Published on August 26, 2013 by Anthony