Tag Archives: running

Spring Cleaning

Spring is on its way, which means that now is a great time to start getting all your warm weather gear ready to go for those glorious summer months ahead! Biking – Are you an avid cyclist? If so, April/May… read more

Running Done Right – Part 3

Well, we’ve arrived – to the last part of our blog series on Running Done Right, that is! Over the course of the last few weeks, we’ve discussed issues that tend to arise from a variety of issues, including things… read more

Running Done Right – Part 2

Welcome back! In part 1 of our blog series we looked at how stride frequency and stride length come into play in regards to Running Done Right. Today we’ll explore two more common running issues – heel striking and how… read more

Running Done Right – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re a pretty active bunch. We’ve got runners and cyclists in our midst, as well as hikers, walkers, swimmers, golfers…you get the picture, right? But, we’re also doctors and nurses and physical therapists… read more

This Little Piggy Went to Market…This Little Piggy Had Flat Feet?! (Part 2)

Thanks for joining us for part 2 of our series on common foot, ankle, and leg conditions in children! In our last segment, we discussed flat feet and, today, we’ll take a look at toe walking and in-toeing (aka, pigeon… read more

Outdoor Sports

There’s no doubt about it – spring has officially sprung and we can now ALL be outdoors without fear of turning into popsicles! From track to softball, baseball, soccer, and everything in-between, now is the time when all the athletes… read more

Finding the Right Athletic Shoe for You

Making sure that you’re wearing the proper athletic shoes for whatever activity it is that you’re participating in can go a long way to not only improving comfort and performance, but also preventing injuries. Athletic endeavors (land-based ones, at least)… read more