Due to the repetitive nature of endurance sport activities, a slight misalignment can create inefficiency or pain. When evaluated promptly, many injuries can be treated early, preventing time away from competition or activity. Our expert analysis programs are helping athletes correct their technique, improve biomechanics and prevent injuries.
How our specialists can help you
Whether you’re a runner, cyclist or swimmer (uninjured or injured), we’ll watch the way you move and assess how these movements impact your joints. Select your sport below to view a few examples of what we review and how improper or unbalanced movement can limit your ultimate race potential, from single events to duathlons and triathlons. Be sure to visit our Sports Nutritionists as well to learn more about what you put into your body and how it can help you fight muscle damage, improve performance and even avoid some chronic injuries.
When does pain from endurance training need rest or medical management?
Pain subsides after a few hours of rest
- Continue to train
- Begin using ice and NSAIDs, especially if pain reaches a 3 or above on a scale of 1 to 10
- Mention pain to coach
Pain continues 4-8 hours after resting
- Consider “relative rest” – decrease training volume, longer warm-up and slower speeds
- Handle with coach
Pain continues into the next day after training
- Consider removing from training
- Three-day trial of absolute rest
- Refer to sports medicine physician and rehabilitation
Runners Performance Lab
Gait Analysis Overview
Return to Running After Injury
Want to improve your cycling performance?
Dissatisfied with the comfort of your bike?
Would you like to increase your safety while riding?
Looking to prevent injuries in the future?
We recommend you have a bike fit analysis.
Bike Fitting Overview
Swim Stroke Analysis Overview