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Sports Medicine

Runner's Clinic

Sports Medicine

Runner's Clinic

Runner's Clinic for Athletes in Central Ohio

Whether you're running toward a marathon qualifying run, completing your first 5k, or staying strong and injury free, OhioHealth's Runner's Clinic helps you get there.

When you've committed to make running a part of your life, the last thing you want is a reason to be sidelined. OhioHealth's Runner's Clinic is a comprehensive performance center that's focused on helping you run strong for the long run.

Evaluations for Runners

Our multidisciplinary team of experts - most of them runners, too - conducts in-depth evaluations to assess your form, biomechanics, shoe fit and nutrition.

You receive a personalized plan to:

  • Improve your running form
  • Strengthen an injury that's causing weaknesses
  • Increase endurance
  • Reduce risk of injury
  • Improve performance

Our comprehensive evaluation includes:

  • A one-on-one assessment with program director Darrin Bright, MD, medical director for the Columbus Marathon, Capital City Half Marathon and coach for Marathoner in Training (MIT)
  • Video analysis to analyze running technique and gait
  • Full musculoskeletal and biomechanical assessment with a physical therapist
  • Personalized nutrition counseling with a sports dietitian
  • Force place assessment of foot biomechanics
  • Expert running shoe evaluation

Sports Medicine Specialists Focused on You

Whether you're running to shave seconds off your best time, or to add years to your life, our team of specialists knows you have a unique drive that keeps you going, mile after mile. We're here to help you keep at it. We make it easy and convenient to get comprehensive services from a wide continuum of care, whether you need help dealing with aches and pains, a serious injury or taking your running performance up a notch. We're on your team, focused on helping you run your best.

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