Runnin’ with Rani: Applying sports medicine in the workplace

Shoulder and chest posture are also important for good running form. (Rani Henderson/Hawaii Sport Events)

Dr. James Stanley, DC, runs for fitness and has been in practice for 31 years. (Rani Henderson / Hawaii Sport Events)

Dr. Stanley demonstrates proper seating posture. (Rani Henderson/Hawaii Sport Events)

It’s no surprise that neck, shoulder, and back pain are common complaints among athletes who are constantly training and racing as they push their bodies to the limit. Just ask anyone who has taken a six-hour bike ride to Hawi about the stiffness and soreness they feel afterwards. How about a distance swimmer or a runner training for a marathon?