Skip navigation
Skip navigation
Community: Exchange advice in the forums and read running commentary Resources: Personal running log, calculators, links and other tools for runners News: Running news from around the world Training: Articles and advice about fitness, race training and injury prevention Races/Results: Find upcoming races and past results Home: The Cool Running homepage
Cool Running homepage  Search Cool Running Community

The Med Tent

Find tips for injury prevention, recovery and support for the sidelined runner.

Manage categories


Create and manage categories in The Med Tent. Removing a category will not remove content.

Categories in The Med Tent
Add a new category (0 remaining)

Manage Announcements


Create and manage announcements in The Med Tent. Try to limit the announcements to keep them useful.

Announcements in The Med Tent
Subject Author Date Actions

Recent Threads

Refresh this widget
Subject Author Last Post Views Replies
Running saved my life

Running saved my life. At the end of running a fast la...

Jack Coulson 2 days ago by Jack Coulson 114 2
Mystified by chest pain- ideas?

So last fall I had been a real active high school cros...

RunningFinn 4 days ago by RunningFinn 204 2
Baffled by ongoing pain - any ideas?

I had been running about 4.5 miles every morning for y...

Sunnyday3105 1 week ago by Sunnyday3105 840 13
what is wrong with my lower legs and why can't I get rid of it

So my senior cross country season almost two years ago...

Kaaii 1 week ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 237 3
Side/Back of leg pain

Last year I developed hip bursitis one day after runni...

demoso 1 week ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 172 1
Recent Ankle Sprain

Hi All I am 10 days post severe ankle sprain---still p...

ddzwalker 2 weeks ago by ydiez 226 2
Teen daughter has low iron

My daughter is a 17 year old distance runner. Her time...

jmun5 3 weeks ago by REATHCON 324 2
Any tips on training while fighting a cold?

Hello my running friends!  Here’s a questio... 3 weeks ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 211 1
Sharp pain in glutes during first ultra run!

I realize the title seems like a reason to say what di...

RuthieLoffi 1 month ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 500 3
Anybody have heel spurs on the back of the heel?

Spurs are pretty common, from what I hear, but on the ...

ron6788 1 month ago by runningchef2708 664 6
Post-vacation chronic leg fatigue

I've been fairly consistent in my training for the pas...

bizacat 1 month ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 468 3
For anyone interested in a free stretching ebook

Assuming you're using a Kindle...   The Athlete's...

Progman26.2 2 months ago by Progman26.2 176 0
Peroneal tendon strain

Has anyone had experience with this injury?  I ra...

Wooshy19 2 months ago by ydiez 748 4
Stress reaction - keep running?

Hi all -   I'm new here, and this seems like a g...

krowings 2 months ago by bizacat 772 2
knee injury

any advice for dealing with pain behind the knee..prob...

mholdreith 2 months ago by lenzlaw 283 1
Bleeding breast

Any ideas on how to better treat this?  I am a ma...

Tom Wylie 2 months ago by Tom Wylie 657 6
Groin pull

I am training for my first full marathon. At the end o...

godschildofsteel 2 months ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 355 2
Stretching suggestions for lower back pain??

I am 46 - I started running a few years ago and all of...

djspdx 2 months ago by ron6788 1,088 6
Toe surgery?

Has anyone had experience with having toe/foot surgery...

Leadville Fan 2 months ago by WDCrunner 377 2
Lateral Ankle Ligament/Peroneal Tendon Reconstruction (and my recovery)

I I have been putting off this surgery for years and ...

bmdobens 3 months ago by bmdobens 775 4