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Fevers, severe pains, stress fractures, and chest pains are pre-race warnings for marathon runners

Dr. Maharam: I am planning to run my sixth marathon in a few weeks. I’ve heard of many different injuries and conditions, which some doctors tell their patients they can run through while others tell them not to run. Can … Continue reading

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Stretching is the key for runners looking to avoid Achilles injuries

The Running Doc is now a columnist on nydailynews.com, and will be answering some more of your burning running questions there too! Here is the latest question Dr. Maharam received: Hi doc. Just began seeing your column in the News, … Continue reading

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Can I PLEASE have a massage when I finish?

  “I have noticed that more and more races are not having massage therapists at the finish. Why is this? I always like that massage after a race!” – Billy W., East Hampton, NY Great question, Billy. I get this … Continue reading

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Which injuries can I run through?

“I am planning to run my sixth marathon this winter. I’ve heard of many different injuries and conditions, which some doctors tell their patients they can run through while others tell them not to run. Can you tell me, once … Continue reading

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