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Running Pains

When Your Body Screams “TLC!” It’s Health Tip Tuesday and I’m sharing a personal tip that may seem like a “no brainer” to most, but regardless, it happens! Don’t run on an ankle you THINK is sprained. This was a mistake that cost me big time. Proper care for full recovery is definitely a key factor if you don’t want to be revisiting the same injury for the next 8 months. Lesson Learned After a sprained ankle during the October 2012 Nike Half Marathon (which is an awesome event, by the way), I was on the couch for a week icing and resting. Once IĀ felt better, I couldn’t stand being a couch potato one day any longer! I eased my way back to my usual workouts. Facing months of on-and-off pain, I finally went to a shoe specialty store (Road Runners Sports) where they recommend proper shoes after a foot assessment and customize insoles. Presto! The new insoles and Asics seemed to do the trick. Now we’re in the month of June and a simple …