Menopause is a normal part of aging. However there are a number of ‘symptoms’ that can be problematic to women. Knowing what to do is important to ensure a healthy active ageing.
Studies have shown that about 1 in 4 women over the age of 50 suffer from pain on the outside of the hip and that this is particularly true for active women – hands up runners and walkers if this has been you at some stage.
Did you know that the average age for a girl to drop out of organized sport is 13?As a community we must be focused on helping adolescent girls get fitter and stronger and hopefully be able to prevent injuries and keep them enjoying their sport throughout their schooling and into early adulthood!
There are so many different stages of a woman’s life and each provides it’s own unique physical challenges. A physiotherapist who is expert in these stages can make the world of difference.
So what are the facts about the impact of peri menopausal health on running?What do you need to mindful of when running through menopause?