Do you get a sharp pain under your heel sometimes? It could be Plantar Fasciitis! But first, no doubt you’re wondering how to pronounce it… < plarn-tar fas-e-i-tis > Now at least you can say it – but what exactly is Plantar Fasciitis? What is Plantar Fasciitis? Put simply, Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation
Ankle pain can cause constraints on both sports and daily activities. Ankle pain can be caused by a wide range of problems. The more common problem is due to ankle instability. The ankle, as with most joints in the body is stabilized and held in place by countless soft tissues, which include ligaments and tendons.
Whether you’re a professional athlete, keen runner or just out for that weekend run or ride, it’s important that your lower limbs – legs and feet, are conditioned prior to any physical activity. PREPARATION Stretching and warm-up are essential to avoid any foot pain or injuries such as Achilles tendon problems. The Achilles tendon connects
Children’s feet change as they grow. There are some common conditions that affect children and these should be seen by a foot health professional to make sure they don’t become too much of an issue, making walking and activity painful. We recommend parents become familiar with their children’s feet. Here we touch upon Ingrown toenails, Corns & Callus, Flat Feet and
Choose shoes for the specific sporting activity intended and above all, ensure they are a good fit for your feet. Have them fitted – try them on and ensure your feet are comfortable in them. Don’t rely on the guide size printed on the box! Running Shoes Running shoes are designed for running and shouldn’t
Is one of your New Year Resolutions to start running, lose weight and get fit? Are you active runner? or friend of a runner? If so, then read-on! To a non runner, the very idea of pounding pavements for hours on end in driving rain, winds, freezing temperatures and darkness sounds ridiculous. However, more