Winter Injury Clinic for Runners

  • Charm City Run

Cold winter temperatures can lead to increased injuries and tight muscles on the run. Make sure you stay healthy and strong in the coming months with a one-on-one physical therapy consultation at your local Charm City Run. All locations will be hosting clinics with local doctors and physical therapists.

You will have the opportunity to meet with a professional who will assess your injuries, discuss injury prevention techniques and suggest treatment plants during a 10-15 minute session.

In Columbia, there will be an additional opportunity to register for an advanced running assessment in store with Physiotherapy Associates. During a 20-30 session, a physical therapist will use dorsaVi technology to film you on the treadmill while you wear sensors. This session will also include a corrective plan based on your video results. Please sign-up for this special opportunity below.

Annapolis, Baltimore and Columbia will have appointments from 8-10am.

Timonium will have appointments from 8:30-11:30am.


Register for the Clinic!

Spots are limited and we expect this clinic to fill up quickly. Appointments will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will email you with your appointment time. Please come with or dressed in comfortable running attire and your current running shoes you have been wearing.

*Registration in Baltimore and Timonium is now CLOSED. Please email deirdre@charmcityrun.com in Baltimore or dawn@charmcityrun.com in Timonium with questions or to be added to the wait list.

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Register for an Advanced Running Assessment in Columbia

Take advantage of the opportunity to experience and benefit from an in-depth gait analysis session. Physiotherapy is offering a special rate for our injury clinic and spots are limited so sign up as soon as possible to reserve a spot!


Meet The Doctors & Physical Therapists

ANNAPOLIS

Strength & Conditioning Specialist Ryan Morrissey, Peak

Ryan Morrissey, Strength and Conditioning Coach and owner of PEAK Custom Fitness Solutions, has over 14 years experience working with clients in the fitness industry.  Ryan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Sports Performance Coach, and Certified Personal Training.  His services include gait analysis, corrective exercise training, sports specific training, consulting, and health management.  Ryan’s clientele includes running newbies looking for guidance, high level collegiate and pro athletes, and weekend warriors looking to decrease pain and improve efficiency. Ryan is a former collegiate basketball player turned runner and obstacle course racer.  He now competes in Spartan Races and local road races from 5k – 10 mile distances.  Last May, he finished 2nd in the Battlefrog Extreme, a 30 mile obstacle course race.  For more information about Ryan and Peak, check us out at Haveyoupeaked.com.

 

BALTIMORE

Dr. Amanda Macht, Harbor Physical Therapy

Dr. Macht began Harbor Physical Therapy in July 2006.  She received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at University of Maryland, Baltimore and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiological Sciences from University of Maryland, College Park.  Dr. Amanda Macht specializes in treating soft tissue, overuse, post-operative, and sport injuries. Dr. Macht believes the key to a successful physical therapy outcome is a patient centered approach. 

 

COLUMBIA

Physical Therapist Sam Runfola, Physiotherapy Associates

Sam graduated with a Physical Therapy Degree in Ithaca NY and has now been a physical therapist for 21 years. He is also a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics Sam has worked for the past 10 years for Physio, a Select Medical brand which will be changing names to NovaCare in the upcoming months.  He has a background in biomechanical analysis and running assessments and is the Regional Clinical Sports Medicine Manager for Physio and NovaCare in the Maryland and DC area.  He coordinates care for athletes ranging from youth organizations, to high school collegiate and professional athletes.

Dr. Clifford Jeng, Mercy Institute of Foot and Ankle

Clifford L. Jeng, M.D., is Medical Director of The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center and an award-winning foot and ankle surgeon. Patients from Baltimore and across the Mid-Atlantic region come to Dr. Jeng for his expertise in foot and ankle injuries and conditions. Dr. Jeng has been recognized as a Top Doc by Baltimore magazine multiple times. Board Certified, Dr. Jeng has specialized training in advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive surgery and arthroscopy. 

 

TIMONIUM

Dr. Brett Clark, Lifestrength Physical Therapy

Brett is a Maryland licensed physical therapist with 21 years of experience in a wide variety of rehabilitation settings. He graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore with a B.S. in Physical Therapy in 1993. He completed his doctoral training at Shenandoah University in 2012, with research interests in barefoot running technique and muscle injury. He has worked extensively with runners and endurance athletes, but also caters to a very broad patient population from geriatric to neurologic diagnoses. In addition to his clinical work, Brett teaches Gross Anatomy in the University of Maryland, Baltimore Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. He is also involved in the clinical mentoring of future physical therapists.