Health Tips for Runners [Video]

Summit Orthopedics + YMCA Community Partnership Video Series

Summit Orthopedics Sports Medicine Physician Amy Beacom, M.D., and YMCA Personal Trainer Stacy Otto explain helpful tips to safely begin a running program, common injuries that runners face, and how they can be prevented.

Meet Amy Beacom, M.D.

Dr. Beacom’s approach: “Staying active has always been important to me — in and out of the water. That’s why I’ve dedicated my practice to treating running and swimming orthopedic injuries. So my patients are able to stay active too.”

Dr. Beacom’s education: After earning her undergraduate degree at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Dr. Beacom completed medical school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She then went on to complete her residency at Methodist Hospital of Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana, as well as a Sports Medicine fellowship at San Jose Medical Center in San Jose, California.

Summit Orthopedics supports healthy communities

Community health flourishes when specialized orthopedic care is conveniently available close to home. Summit Orthopedics is proud of our fellowship-trained subspecialty teams offering the full spectrum of orthopedic expertise in bone, tendon, ligament, muscle, and joint conditions—in addition to our wellness, prevention, and rehabilitation services. We have the expertise to proactively improve fitness, evaluate discomfort, and deliver personalized treatment to quickly and safely return you to the lifestyle you love.

Start your journey to a healthier, more active self. Visit our Facebook page to learn about our wellness services and schedule a free wellness consultation online. Find your orthopedic expert, request an appointment online, or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a consultation.

Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MNVadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as several additional community clinics.

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  • Amy Beacom, M.D

    Amy Beacom, M.D.

    “Staying active has always been important to me — in and out of the water. That’s why I’ve dedicated my practice to treating running and swimming orthopedic injuries. So my patients are able to stay active too.”

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