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
In an average lifetime it is estimated that we walk about 100,000 miles. So, “how does walking affect your feet?” Walking helps the ligaments, tendons and muscles in our feet to work more efficiently and helps maintain suppleness and flexibility. Walking at a brisk pace for regular exercise helps condition your body and improves overall
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.
Are Shin Splints affecting your sporting activities? Follow these treatment tips to help relieve pain, reduce recurrence and gain the most out of your sporting sporting activities… Shin Splints are a debilitating injury and if you have them, the only thing you are probably thinking is “What can I do to help the pain?” Shin Splints are a
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
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