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Ouch

I ended up taking two weeks off from running to let the pain in my right foot settle down, and it did, but defying all explanation, in the midst of this, my left foot started displaying similar symptoms. In the space

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running

For the past few months the running has been going OK at about 3 times/20km a week. But now, unfortunately, the old foot pain is back presenting itself as a sometimes sharp/sometimes dull pain under my 3rd/4th toes. I am

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Running and stuff

It’s taken me a while now but I’m back up to running twice a week consistently, just in time for British summer humidity. The dull metatarsalgia has pretty much evaporated. It’s not 100% gone and I still get a bit

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Metatarsalgia #11

Last Friday I went back to the doctors about my foot and have now been referred to a specialist, whatever that involves and when it will be I don’t know yet. It seems to be hurting on average much less

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Metatarsalgia #10

The balancing exercises (single leg squats + single leg romanian deadlifts) have progressed much less quickly than planned because of uncooperative muscles that have demanded things like recovery time. I am very surprised by this because they are just bodyweight

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Metatarsalgia #9

I think it’s #9 anyway. The shoe change seems to have helped a bit but not as much as I hoped. The stages so far have been: 1. Ignore it (didn’t work) 2. Reduce mileage (didn’t work) 3. Stretch my

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Metatarsalgia #8

After initial success from changing shoes I was trying to get back to higher running frequency this week. It went… less well than planned. I ran for about 20 minutes on Monday. The first ten were a bit uncomfortable but

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