Jason Batley, MD, is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, in Rochester, NY. He completed his internship and residency at the university’s Strong Memorial Hospital, and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Batley is the medical doctor of choice for swimmers in training for Olympic competition. Prior to joining Iredell Health System, he served as a team physician for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League and National Hockey League players, the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League and the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse. In addition, he has cared for elite athletes including a member of America Cycling Junior Development program.
Injuries associated with running run literally the whole spectrum of medicine. For casual, every-day runners who jog and don't over jog, simple knee pain, occasional back pain, are the main problem.
There's a subset of runners who are extreme runners, training to an extreme degree, that not only experience joint pain, but also experience medical problems, pelvic pain, abdominal pain, and issues related to dehydration. In that category, we've — physicians are now beginning to look at running as the new smoking. You can overdo running to a degree that it actually has a much more negative impact on your health than positive.