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Helping the Injured Runner Return to Training and Racing More Quickly
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Helping the Injured Runner Return to Training and Racing More Quickly
POSTED: 9/26/12 2:10 PM

If you are frustrated because knee, Achilles, or heel pain is restricting your ability to train or compete, attend this seminar and learn about treatments, technique modifications, and training principles that can help you return to running more quickly and resolve your condition in the long term.

The seminar will provide runners with information on short- and long-term solutions to common running injuries. The presenter will discuss treatments that can help relieve your symptoms to enable you to return to running more quickly, and technique and training modifications that can address the cause of your injury in the long term.

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Time: 7pm – 8pm
Location: Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite C-120, Washington, DC 20037 (next to Starbucks)

Topics to be addressed include:
- Common running injuries: their causes and symptoms, and how they impact your ability to train and race
- Injury treatment techniques, including trigger point dry needling, manipulations, kinesio taping, active release technique, and massage therapy
- How treatment may impact your training and race performance
- Strength and flexibility exercises to reduce your injury risks

The seminar will conclude with a Q&A session.

Instructor: This seminar will be presented by Dr. Robert Gillanders, DPT, OCS, CEAS. Dr. Gillanders is an experienced physical therapist and 25-time marathon/ultra-marathon racer, whose has featured in articles in Runners’ World magazine.

This event is being presented by DC Tri Club partner Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy. For more information on SSPT, visit us at and

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