The 4 main causes of lower leg pain in runners
Running is a popular pastime in Australia that is encouraged by many organisations as being beneficial for one’s health.
Like all pursuits in life, there is a risk–reward ratio. Injury to the lower limb is the biggest risk, with university athletes having injury rates between 25-65% and soldiers similarly 20-50%.1
As health practitioners, we need to be aware of, and not miss, these common injuries.
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES)
This is a well-described syndrome that is probably an