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The Runners' Repair Manual: A Complete Program for Diagnosing and Treating Your Foot, Leg and Back Problems

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The Runners’ Repair Manual is the resource every runner needs to prevent and treat running-related injuries. Podiatrist Murray F. Weisenfeld offers crucial advice on injury prevention, explains the nature of common injuries, and provides clear, detailed advice for treating injuries. Easy to read and full of information, The Runners’ Repair Manual will quickly become your g ...more
Paperback, 193 pages
Published February 15th 1981 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1980)
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Gerald Kinro
This is a practical, easy to understand guide to mechanical injuries suffered by runners. It begins with the basics—proper shoe selection and exercises for injury prevention. It moves to self-treatment of injuries that do not require a medical professional’s attention and a section of when to seek professional help.

I like this work and often use it for treating my own injuries. I would like to have seen a discussion of the ilio-tibial band (ITB) syndrome with its prevention and symptoms. The ITB
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Eric T
Even though this book was orginally written in 1980, the author (Dr. Weisenfeld) discusses the most common and often nagging running injuries and best possible ways to prevent them. It also teaches you how to listen to your body for signs of injury.

Being a runner myself I use this book when I have pain or injuries. I find myself reading the different sections of the book two to three times a year. Would definitly recommend it for a new runner.

Jeannie
I probably should have read this book as a new runner. It should be on the shelf of every new runner. Still learned quite a bit and it makes a good reference to go back to for aches and pains, injuries and stretching.
Patrn
This has been my no.1 go to book for any running related issues. I started running 30 plus years ago, I used it a lot then, and still use it today!
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