Season 3 Episode 6: Shin Splints

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had shin splints as a runner? Shin splints are a fairly common running related injury and report of pain. There are a number of misconceptions about shin splints. In this episode we discuss some of the reasons shin splints might happen, how to manage them and when to seek…

Season 3 Episode 3: “Oh Knees”

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers, have a candid discussion about knees. Steph interviews Ellie about her knees and experience with knee pain, ACL reconstruction, meniscus tear and early onset arthritis. They discuss Ellie’s view of her knees, her considerations and her general attitude toward running and sport having had knee…

Season 3 Episode 2: Hip Labral Tear

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the implications of a hip labral tear diagnosis. We take a deep dive into Dr. Stephanie Mundt’s personal experiences and discuss considerations for runners who receive this diagnosis.   Learn: 1. What is a labral tear of the hip? 2. What are some common…

Season 3 Episode 1: Running on Vacation

Have you wondered if you need to be running while you’re on vacation?   Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers share their personal experiences and insights as runners, coaches and physical therapists on what to consider with running while on vacation. Is it right for you? SHOULD you be running? What kind of running…

Season 2 Episode 5: Periods matter period.

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss all things period matters. At the end of the day, periods matter period. Learn about why they matter, what you need to consider with regard to your period, and how this may or may not impact training as a runner or woman athlete.  …

Season 2 Episode 1: Body Image

In this episode of season 2, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss their personal experiences and issues with body image. Have a listen and be reminded you aren’t alone if you struggle with body image and that your body is beautiful, exactly as it is.   Mentioned in the show: email: info@volantept.com (Steph),…

Season 1 Episode 6: RED-S for Clinicians and Coaches

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers (physical therapists and run coaches) discuss RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport) and offer insights for CLINICIANS, coaches and providers who work with runners and athletes. We talk about how to engage in. meaningful conversations with these athletes and what questions to work into your…