On this week’s episode we spoke with Dr. John Maskill, MD who is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. We discussed solving an underdiagnosed condition that many runners have.
MAIN TOPIC: Solving an Underdiagnosed Condition with Dr. Maskill
- Dr. Maskill PR: Dr. Maskill specializes in comprehensive foot and ankle treatment and reconstruction. His active involvement in research projects, publications and presentations on a local, national and international level puts him at the forefront in his field. As a resident teacher and mentor at the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, he also is committed to sharing that knowledge with the next generation of physicians. (source)
- In this conversation, we discuss exertional compartment syndrome and the solution.
- Dr. Maskill works out of Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan.
- Check out OrthoLazer as mentioned in the episode.
WORLD OF RUNNING
World of Running
Erin Trail Marathon win
#1. Hillary Bor breaks 40-year-old American Record
- Unusually cold temperatures and strong winds at the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler, which was also the host of the USATF 10 mile Road Racing Championships
- Men’s winner: Hillary Bor
- HIllary Bor didn’t wear a watch for his race.
- Hillary Bor bested Greg Meyer’s 40-year-old national record by just two seconds.
- He was 2nd in the Cherry Blossom Event by only two seconds to Tsegay Kidanu.
- Women’s winner: Sara Hall
- Hall has won a total of 12 national titles, four at 10 miles (2017, 2018, 2019, and 2023).
- Sara was second in the Cherry Blossom event to Sarah Chelangat of Uganda.
- Carrie Verdon, previous podcast guest, was 7th in the USATF Championship race.
#2. Eilish McColgan breaks another record
- Eilish McColgan broke the half marathon British record in a time of 1:05.43 at the British Half.
- 43 seconds off her own British record.
- She was also the overall women’s winner in the event.
- Fast day, the first 3 men were under 60min.
- Promising show of fitness before her marathon debut coming up in London.
#3. Cam Myers running even faster
- At 16 years old, Cam Myers finished a close second in Australia championships 1500m (to Callum Davies)
- Myers ran 3:38.02
- Unofficially, marks the world best 16yo record–add to his mile and 3,000m records as well
Recall in February that Myers broke Jakob Ingebrigtsen’s U16 mile record–and only missed being the youngest sub-4 miler by 9 days
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