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Running in the time of coronavirus: Reducing fear, tolerating uncertainty & promoting resilience

A re-post from LAURA DUNKLEY, RMT

July 17, 2020  By LAURA DUNKLEY, RMT

It’s more important to understand the person you’re working with than their diagnosis. Runners often resist taking time off even when it may benefit them in the long term. Running is their identity, their stress relief, their community and social life, and in a pandemic it’s more important than ever to maintain fitness for physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. In these unprecedented times clinicians should use discretion and conduct a thorough assessment before prescribing a break from running, especially if the injury has not been formally diagnosed. | READ THE FULL POST HERE

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