INJURY PREVENTION

Movement Screens

A movement screen identifies fundamental and functional movement patterns and the deficits of those patterns, whether it’s mobility or stability. Our partner Select Physical Therapy can also assess your biomechanics and test your strength and flexibility.

10 Tips for 10 Kilometers!

The League of Injured Runners, a partnership between HMF and The Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute (CSMI) at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, provides ten tips for safely training for your next 10K.

Four Ways to Crush Half-Marathon Training, Injury-Free

If you’ve been thinking about pushing to the next level and running your first half-marathon, read on! This article from our partner Select Physical Therapy discusses the four S’s of safe marathon training: Stress injury prevention, Standards of progress, Strength training and Shoes (yes, shoes!)

Beginner Triathlon Tips

You have signed up for your first triathlon. You are ready to dive in and tackle the challenge that triathlon offers. Here is what you need to know to stay injury free while training and competing.

Additional Injury Prevention Videos

Run Safe Program

Select Physical Therapy Offers a Run Safe Program providing specialized treatment for running injuries

The Run Safe Program can help runners of all levels build strength, endurance and minimize running injuries. Run Safe creates a foundation for athletic success. It contains standardized equipment and exercises for runners to include in their pre- and post-run routine.

Plantar Fasciitis: Treatment & Prevention

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Additional Injury Prevention Resources

League of Injured Runners

A partnership between HMF and The Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute (CSMI) at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford. This welcoming community is available to help get runners through the mental anguish and physical challenges of injury. Connect with each other and hear from the experts at the Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute to guide best practices for injury prevention and recovery strategies. Stay connected through the LOIR Facebook group, just search out “HMF League of Injured Runners” and request to join.

Physical Therapy

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network (HHCRN) provides a full range of expert rehabilitation, injury prevention and wellness services. Learn more about pre & post race stretching / warm up options here.

Select Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing exceptional care that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Learn more about injuries commonly seen in runners, including symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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