Dr. Victoria Sekely DPT (@trainsmartrunstrong) joins the show to talk about a very important (and difficult) topic: coping with injury. In this episode, we cover a range of injury-related topics including:
🤕 The basics of injury prevention
🤕 What really happens when your injury "goes away" its own
🤕 When you need to see a physical therapist
🤕 Getting injured right before your big race; can you still run??
🤕 Signs & risk factors of stress fractures
🤕 The emotional challenges of injury
🤕 Fear of weight gain during injury rehab
🤕 Fear of fitness loss during injury rehab
🤕 Fear of reinjury and the psychological trauma of injury
Follow Victoria on Instagram @trainsmartrunstrong
Victoria Sekely is a Manhattan-based Physical Therapist with a passion for all things running. Victoria graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University and went on to complete her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University. Victoria is also a USATF Level 1 and RRCA certified run coach. She is dedicated to helping runners of all levels by using her skills and knowledge to assist runners who are rehabbing from an injury, interested in injury prevention, and/or looking to improve their training with custom running programs.