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Running Injuries: National Running Center at Spaulding Wellesley

The Spaulding National Running Center is devoted exclusively to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries in runners of all ages and abilities. Our center uses the most recent evidence in evaluating and treating our runners. We are located at Spaulding Hospital Cambridge and affiliated with Harvard Medical School; however, we have clinicians throughout the greater Boston area at several Spaulding Outpatient locations.

Spaulding's Approach to Our Healthy Running Injury Prevention Program

All of our practitioners are not only licensed physical therapists but have all undergone additional training and testing through the Spaulding National Running Center, obtaining credentialed status in the Healthy Running Program.

We are all passionate about what we do and collaborate with each other regularly to keep up to date on the latest research and treatment approaches.


Whether you are a beginner or ultra-marathoner, we perform a detailed evaluation, including video analysis to asses a runner's:

  • Gait
  • Muscle strength
  • Flexibility


Our thorough evaluation allows us to construct an individually tailored exercise and training program, which may include recommendations on:

  • How to run safely
  • Avoiding injury
  • Achieving your goals

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