All posts by Tracy Beth Høeg MD, PhD

Tracy Beth Høeg MD, PhD

is currently a Sports and Spine Medicine physician at Mountain View Rehabilitation in Grass Valley, California, and an assistant professor at UC Davis. She completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Davis and a PhD in Ophthalmology at The University of Copenhagen. She is a Danish-American double citizen who ran for the United States at the 2013 IAU Trail World Championships and for Denmark at the 2018 WMRA Long Distance Mountain Running Championships. She is married to Dr. Rasmus Høeg and they have two sons.

Haglund’s Deformity and Other Causes of Heel Pain in Runners
Haglund’s Deformity and Other Causes of Heel Pain in Runners
on October 15, 2019
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A close look at Haglund’s deformity and other causes of heel pain in runners.


Get Back: A Runner’s Guide to Low-Back Pain
Get Back: A Runner’s Guide to Low-Back Pain
on August 20, 2019
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A look at the science behind the occurrence of and treating low-back pain in runners.


Bone Health in Adult Long-Distance Runners
Bone Health in Adult Long-Distance Runners

An in-depth look at the scientific understanding of bone health and injuries in adult long-distance runners.


Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 1
Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 1

The first article in a two-part series on blood laboratory testing for runners.


Regenerative Medicine for the Injured Runner
Regenerative Medicine for the Injured Runner
on February 19, 2019
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An in-depth look at regenerative sports medicine for running injuries.


We Run on Iron: Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Runners
We Run on Iron: Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Runners
on November 20, 2018
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A deep look at the science of iron deficiency and anemia in runners.


Female Physiology in Endurance Running
Female Physiology in Endurance Running
on September 18, 2018
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An in-depth look at female physiology in endurance running.


Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: The (Not So) Salty Truth
Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: The (Not So) Salty Truth
on August 21, 2018
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The science behind exercise-associated hyponatremia.


Racing Heart: How Running Affects The Heart
Racing Heart: How Running Affects The Heart

A review of how running affects the heart in the short and long term.


Let’s Break It Down: Rhabdomyolysis In Ultramarathons
Let’s Break It Down: Rhabdomyolysis In Ultramarathons
on February 20, 2018
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Information about exertional rhabdomyolysis and current ultramarathon-specific research on it.