Sue Falsone

Sue Falsone

As vice president of performance physical therapy at Athletes’ Performance, Sue Falsone, PT, MS, ATC, CSCS, fields questions on injury-proofing your body, alleviating pains, and returning from injury. Find more of her articles at coreperformance.com.

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Sometimes I get blisters on my feet. What can I do to treat them so I don’t have to stop running?

Sue Falsone
Aug 1, 2011

Sue Falsone
Jun 20, 2011

I train very hard in the spring and summer by cycling. I seem to peak in mid-July, and by mid-August my aerobic capacity drops off. I fatigue easily and struggle to keep up with my cycling group. What is going on and how can I prevent this next year?

Sue Falsone
Mar 16, 2009

I'm having surgery on the big toe on my left foot, which will keep me on crutches for six weeks. The doctor has told me no pressure on the foot, not even from a stationary bike. What can I do to keep from totally losing my conditioning?

Sue Falsone
Feb 5, 2009

My left IT band tightens up every time I go for a run and sometimes I have to stop to stretch it. How can I loosen it up?

Sue Falsone
Feb 5, 2009

I'm a 71-year old runner and cyclist. I ride about 250 miles a month and run 16 to 18 miles a week. Lately my hamstrings are sore. Do you have any suggestions to ease my sore hamstrings so I can keep running?

Sue Falsone
Dec 31, 2008

How can I better avoid ankle sprains?

I constantly sprain my ankle playing basketball. Do you have any suggestions on how to improve my ankle strength and balance to prevent this?

Sue Falsone
Nov 17, 2008