If you experience pain while you are running it is OK to continue to run only if the following apply:
If any of these things do not apply, the pain could be indicating an injury that might get worse or even cause severe problems if you continue to run. Therefore, you absolutely must see a specialist running physio to get a diagnosis. Please get in touch with Lucy and her physio team now for advice and reassurance.
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