45: How to Prevent Running Injuries? Talking with Dr. Beau Beard

#MRuns 45: In this episode, I talked with Dr. Beau Beard about running injuries prevention. As a runner as well as Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters in Sports Science, Dr. Beard brings wealth of knowledge about running injuries and injuries perversion. Personally, I learned a lot listing to Dr. Beard.

In this episode, we talked about:
-Dr. Beard’s running/active life journey
-Common runners injuries
-Runners injuries prevention

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Bio of Dr. Beau Beard:

Dr. Beau Beard was raised in small town middle America, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing a variety of sports.  This is also where his chiropractic path began.  He suffered a femur fracture in middle school requiring surgery, and was told he would never play sports again.  With proper rehabilitation and a phenomenal chiropractor he was back to playing multiple sports within a year.  This is what sparked Dr. Beard’s passion for manual medicine and rehabilitation.  Dr. Beard attended Southern Illinois University where he obtained a business degree in 2006.  After his undergraduate education Dr. Beard lived and worked in Florida, Colorado and Alaska before attending Logan College of Chiropractic, where he graduated with his Doctorate of Chiropractic as well his Masters in Sports Science and Rehabilitation.  Dr. Beard has worked intimately with athletes of all levels and all sports.  He has worked with the University of Missouri, Bradley University, Lindenwood University and most recently Samford University, and has served as assistant medical director of several trail and road races. He has extensive training in chiropractic adjusting, myofascial release, kinesio taping, sports rehabilitation, exercise prescription, athlete assessment and sport specific development.  


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