Jogging & Running/Expert Profile


Ask A Question

Nick Rainey

U.S.
Available

Follow me on:
      

Expertise

I can answer questions about pain and training program. If there is a question about running that I don't know then I'll do some research and make sure I provide you with an answer.

Experience in the area

I'm a Doctor of Physical Therapy. I'm a track and cross country coach. I train clients throughout the year. I've helped prepare athletes for their NFL Pro Days. I've written articles on running. Finally, those that I work with have less pain and run faster.

Organizations

American Physical Therapy Association- Sports Section

Publications

The 6 Week Workout Program- I'm the author of this book Research Made Simple for Physical Therapists- I'm the author of this Kindle book

Education/Credentials

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy BS in Exercise Science NSCA- CSCS and CPT USA Weightlifting Level I NPI- Certified Posture Specialist Total Motion Release Level II Certified Dry Needling

Awards and Honors

National Posture Institute's International Perfect Posture of the Year Award 2011 Clinical Excellence Award- Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Aegis Therapies Scholarship recipient


This expert accepts donations:      

Average Ratings

Recent Reviews from Users

Read More Comments

    K = Knowledgeability    C = Clarity of Response    P = Politeness
UserDateKCPComments
Barrie09/15/16101010 
Barrie03/11/16101010 
bud02/17/16101010 
len01/13/16101010 
Barrie12/02/15101010 

Recent Answers from Nick Rainey

2017-02-13 Asphalt or Concrete surface should it matter to Runners?:

Richard,    You're very correct. There is not enough difference to matter. However, we don't have hard data on this. The best we have is kinematic studies like this one. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10

2016-03-06 hip bursitis now knee problem:

Jerry,     Yes, they probably are connected. What you describe is generically called anterior knee pain (AKP)/patella femoral pain syndrome (PFPS) with associated movie goer's sign. Perform clamshells

2016-02-22 Quad stretch/knee:

Len, Try to keep moving your patella as shown in the video. I normally see rolling the IT band as more painful than beneficial. Try rolling it and stretching your IT band before and then trying to move

2016-02-19 Quad stretch/knee:

Good to hear from you again, Len.    The pull on your knee cap means that that quad is tighter than the left side. I always use an inferior glide mobilization of the knee cap when I see this with patients

2016-02-15 Rebounder:

Bud, I think that's a great idea. The difference between biking and running is that biking requires predominantly concentric contractions whereas running requires concentric and eccentric. A rebounder

 

Ask A Question

Jogging & Running

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


©2017 About.com. All rights reserved.