Joe Uhan

is a physical therapist, coach, and ultrarunner in Eugene, Oregon. He is a Minnesota native and has been a competitive runner for over 20 years. He has a Master's Degree in Kinesiology, a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and is a USATF Level II Certified Coach. Joe ran his first ultra at Autumn Leaves 50 Mile in October 2010, was 4th place at the 2015 USATF 100K Trail Championships (and 3rd in 2012), second at the 2014 Waldo 100K, and finished M9 at the 2012 Western States 100. Joe owns and operates Uhan Performance Physiotherapy in Eugene, Oregon, and offers online coaching and running analysis at

The Fall Guy: Part Two

Physiotherapist Joe Uhan discusses lasting injuries caused by falling and how to treat them. Read More

Steep and High: Aerobic Training Strategies for Mountains and Altitude

Physiotherapist Joe Uhan's strategies for aerobic training in the mountains and at altitude. Read More

Better Living Through Efficient Running

Physiotherapist Joe Uhan explains how efficient running leads to healthier running and living. Read More

Hip Strength and Control for Better Running

How to develop hip strength and control for improved running and overall health. Read More

Side-Door Strategies for Improving Hip Mobility

Here are physiotherapist Joe Uhan's novel, side-door strategies for improving hip mobility in runners via deep hip-tissue massage. Read More

Four Tips for Treadmill Running Efficiency

Four tips for treadmill running efficiency. Read More

Whack-A-Mole and Sinking Ship: Compensatory and Repetitive Injuries

Physiotherapist Joe Uhan writes about compensatory and repetitive running injuries. Read More

Getting Warmer: Uhan’s Four-Step Warm-up Routine

Uhan’s four-step warm-up routine to prepare the body for fast or far running. Read More

Don’t Forget the Hip Flexors!

Why strong, efficient hip flexion is important for running, and how to improve yours. Read More

When to Consider Surgery for a Chronic Running Injury

Physiotherapist Joe Uhan writes about when to consider surgery for a chronic running injury. Read More