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Running Rehab Downtown Ottawa

Guiding you to successful


MOOV Running Rehabilitation offers complete biomechanical analysis including running gait assessments which incorporate evidence-based knowledge as well as the latest trends in the running research. You will receive customized advice on training and recommendations to help you achieve your running-related goals.

The Running Rehab Assessment involves a detailed examination of your running and training history, a comprehensive mobility and physical strength assessment and a thorough evaluation of your running biomechanics using video software.


Running Rehab Benefits

You would benefit from our Running Rehabilitation if you:


  • Experience severe pain during or after running.
  • Suffer from Achilles tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, runners or jumper’s knee, patellofemoral pain, iliotibial band syndrome, and piriformis syndrome.
  • Want to start running but are unsure how to begin?
  • Are looking to improve your performance?
  • Have questions about footwear and how to find the right one for you?
  • Are interested in the latest research regarding running and common injuries.
  • Would like to find the best combination of stretching and strengthening exercises for you.
  • Need guidance with your training plan and how to balance your exercise program with appropriate rest/recovery.
  • Address muscle imbalances to avoid running injuries. Our detailed physical evaluation will take into account multiple factors including the running shoes that you use.
  • Would like to address a current injury or avoid future injuries. Tendon injuries and knee pain are common when you have an improper running technique.

Discover our MOOV to Run Specialty Program to find out how it can help you become a resilient runner!

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Running Rehab Downtown Ottawa FAQs

  • What Can Running Rehab Help With?

    Running rehab at MOOV Physiotherapy can help with a wide range of issues including but not limited to:

    • Sports injuries
    • Impaired range of motion
    • Chronic pain relief
    • Future injury prevention
    • Limb injuries
  • How Long Does It Take To Recover From a Running Injury?

    Recovering from a running injury depends on the severity of the injury. Generally, it can take anywhere from days to weeks or even months depending on the individual’s healing process and the type of injury sustained. It is important to consult a professional if you experience pain while running and to follow their advice when it comes to recovery.It is important to rest and follow an athletic therapy rehabilitation plan in order to prevent long-term damage and future injury.

  • What Can I Do To Prevent Running Injuries?

    Whether you're a professional athlete or a recreational athlete, there are a wide variety of steps you can take to reduce your risk of running injuries. It is important to pay attention to the signs of fatigue, such as pain or tenderness, during your run. Make sure that you stay hydrated and get enough rest in between your runs to maintain optimal health. Proper stretching before and after running can help to reduce muscle soreness and tightness.It is also important to have the right footwear with adequate cushioning and arch support. Additionally, cross-training with other forms of exercise can help to strengthen muscles that are not used while running, thereby reducing the risk of injury.


A unique strengthening program based on best evidence practice and expert opinion in the field of sports medicine rehab and women’s health.

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1. Initial Individual Session

Establishes your baseline for the program

  • Movement strategies assessment
  • Load strategies assessment
  • Full body strength testing to find your Repetition Max*
  • Individual goal settin

Note: Musculoskeletal and/or pelvic health symptoms will be monitored and respected during testing.

*Maximum load a muscle can lift for a predetermined number of repetitions to the point of fatigue.

2. Follow-up Individual Sessions

Exercise sessions to build a strong base

  • Cornerstone strengthening exercises
  • Discover and tweak your optimal movement strategies
  • Guidance to scale exercises to your individual needs to stay below the symptoms threshold
  • Opportunity to get tailored homework and education

Note: The number of Individual Sessions depends on your specific needs and goals. Recommended 4-6 sessions, to be determined by your physiotherapist.

1. MOOV Strong for Women

Ideal for women who have:

  • Diastasis recti
  • Pelvic health concerns such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence
  • Given birth recently or less recentl

Note: The number of Individual Sessions depends on your specific needs and goals. Recommended 4-6 sessions, to be determined by your physiotherapist.

2. MOOV Strong for Inexperienced Athletes

Ideal for individuals who are:

  • New to fitness and strength training, and want to reduce the risk of getting injured
  • Looking to return to resistance training after significant time off due to injury or other circumstance


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Comprehensive Running Rehab Solutions Near You

No more searching for "running rehab near me" in Ottawa! MOOV Physiotherapy is your local expert in running rehabilitation, conveniently located close to you. Whether you're struggling with running-related injuries like Achilles tendinopathy or plantar fasciitis, or simply looking to enhance your performance, our downtown Ottawa clinic is the closest solution for your needs.

Our team specializes in a comprehensive range of services, from biomechanical analysis to customized training advice, ensuring you're back on your feet and running stronger than ever. Don't let pain keep you from the joy of running – join the many local runners who have found relief and success with our MOOV to Run Specialty Program.