Are you looking to start running for fun, getting/staying in shape, or to begin training for a race? Let us help you get started! We provide essential tips including: information on footwear, nutrition, and training for your body to help maximize your running potential. At Body Gears Physical Therapy, we will also provide you with invaluable information about your own body gears in order to avoid potential injuries, such as runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, and anterior hip impingement. Injuries which are common to new runners include: calf strains, hip adductor and hamstring pulls, stress fractures to the mid and forefoot, and heel pain. We make sure you have the necessary mobility in your foot, ankle, hip and pelvis, as well as the strength and motor control of your core muscles required to make sure these injuries don’t slow down your running regimen! It’s hard enough getting off the couch—make it the best transition possible and feel great doing it.