Running Injuries Treatment

No matter if you run marathons or trails, Colorado is the perfect climate for runners. From our sunny weather, natural scenery, and extensive trail system, there is no better place to live an active lifestyle. However, injuries and pain can keep you from doing what you love. 

Running injuries can happen for a variety of reasons. You may have tried stretching, ice, or even pushing through the pain on your runs, but nothing seems to work. With running injuries treatment from Backcountry Physical Therapy, our physical therapy services will treat your running pain so you can get back to the outdoors.

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Expert Physical Therapy for Runners

Running injuries and pain can stop you from exploring the outdoors, setting performance goals, and living an active lifestyle. At Backcountry Physical Therapy, our running injuries treatment focuses on restoring your body. Our physical therapists find the root cause of your discomfort to alleviate your pain, prevent injuries, and improve your physical craft. 

For runners, physical therapy has many benefits and works to strengthen your body so you can reach your healthy lifestyle goals. At Backcountry Physical Therapy, we will create a customized, long-term physical therapy plan that works to take your running to the next level. Benefits include:

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The Type of Running Injuries We Treat

Running-related injuries and pain happen frequently. Whether you are suffering from foot injuries, knee pain, ankle sprains, or anything of the like, you are most likely experiencing pain while running. Running injuries can take a long time to heal without the proper recovery plan, even if you are going through all the common treatments like heat, massage therapy, and yoga. With running injuries treatment from Backcountry Physical Therapy, we will treat your pain so you can continue doing what you love. Some of the running injuries we treat include:

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Heel pain
  • Hip impingement
  • IT band syndrome
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Muscle pull
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rib pain
  • Runner's knee
  • Shin splints
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Piriformis syndrome 

Our Running Injuries Treatment

We will use a variety of treatment options to treat your running injuries and pain. Our mission is to support your active lifestyle while focusing on running injury prevention and performance enhancement. With sports physical therapy from Backcountry Physical Therapy, your custom physical therapy plan works to get you closer to your goals so you can live a pain-free life. Some of the techniques we will use to treat your running injuries and pain include:

  • Running technique assessment
  • Strength training
  • Flexibility exercises
  • Dry needling
  • Endurance training
  • Athletic taping
  • Joint manipulation
  • Running injury prevention
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Running injuries and pain do not have to get in the way of your love for your lifestyle. Regardless if you like to run every day or only on the weekends, you deserve to be active without being in pain. At Backcountry Physical Therapy, our running injuries treatment helps you recover faster, prevent future injuries, and improve your performance. 

No matter if you have pain in your foot, ankle, or knee, our physical therapy for runners can help you run pain-free. We are passionate about working with outdoor-loving, active athletes to help meet their performance goals and run better. That is why at Backcountry Physical Therapy, our physical therapy services are personalized to your unique running needs so you can spend more running throughout Colorado. If you have any questions about our running injuries treatment, or if you are ready to schedule your first physical therapy appointment with Backcountry Physical Therapy, contact us!

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(719) 285-9670

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2660 Vickers Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80918


Mon – Fri — 7:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday — By appointment
Sunday — Closed


Colorado Springs