- Runner Support Program
- Difficulty/Who is this for: This program is intended for athletes and individuals who are either returning from an injury or have had longstanding chronic pain that has compromised the ability to run. In this program, you will find a combination of isolated joint mobilization, soft tissue applications, and strengthening exercises that are specifically designed to help you get back to health. This program also maintains a particular focus on feet, ankles, lower leg, and hamstrings. While this can be done as a stand-alone program for late phase rehabilitation/return to play, this can also be utilized as an adjacent program to conventional training.
- PLEASE NOTE: this program should not be performed until conventional physical therapy has been completed. This program is not intended to supplement physical therapy, but rather, create an extension of care provided in early phase rehab to help smooth the transition back to play. Please consult with your physician or physical therapist prior to initiating this program.
- Target outcomes:
- Improve total body strength, kinetic integration, and soft tissue quality.
- Emphasizes re-integrating the injured area back to the body.
- Strengthen feet and ankles to support high volume running.
- Time/Equipment Demands:
- 8 week program | 3 days/wk.
- 45-60 min. sessions
- Required equipment: Turf space (~15m), Landmine, Barbell, DB/KB, MB’s, Hex Bar, TRX, full band set, soft tissue tools (foam roller, tennis ball, lax ball).