Why Do We Get Stitches When Running and How to Avoid Them.
Side stitches, or side pains, can be very painful and uncomfortable, and can hinder a perfect running experience almost immediately.
The pain can start off slight and increase sharply in a matter of seconds. More than anything, side stitches are a nuisance to runners and may mean you need to stop your workout early!
What is a Stitch?
A side stitch is felt on either the right or left hand side of the body, though it most often occurs on the left side.