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HSS Doctor Helps Keep Runners Flying Towards the Finish Line

Stamford Daily Voice—June 7, 2016

In a recent article published by the Stamford Daily Voice, Jordan D. Metzl, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, answers questions about marathon running and injury prevention when training for and running a marathon.

For instance, Dr. Metzl answers the following question: "I've been dealing with shin splints for weeks, any advice?"

Dr. Metzl's response is, "Start with your feet. Buy proper running shoes and try an over-the- counter orthotic. The key point is if it hurts too much to run smoothly, get it checked out so you don't run yourself into an even more problematic injury."

To read additional questions in the Q&A, visit Stamford.DailyVoice.com.


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