Common Running Injuries
The majority of running injuries tend to be due to overuse and generally involve the lower limb, so this overview will focus on the most common of these injuries. Running is certainly experiencing another "boom" currently, with the popularity of running increasing again so we might anticipate a relatice increase in related injuries. The most commonly occurring lower limb running injuries are
Knee injuries (patella tendinopathy, patellofemoral pain syndrome, ITB-related conditions)
Shin injuries (medial/lateral tibial stress syndrome - ie "shin splints") ...