August 31, 2018

Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

The anatomy of the foot is complex. It is the most important part of our body that supports the weight of our entire body. Having flat feet is very common and rarely does it hurt. Even though flat feet aren’t usually painful, they can cause problems with the alignment...
August 17, 2018

All You Need To Know About Pigeon Toe Gait

Pigeon toe gait is an orthopedic medical condition that is characterized by the inward curving of the toes. It is commonly seen in infants and toddlers who are born with it. Luckily, pigeon toe gait is not a permanent condition. Over time, the toes of affected children...
July 9, 2018

Crossfit and Injuries: The importance of your feet!

All high-impact workouts put strain on your feet and ankles, but Crossfit’s mix of weights, jumps, and cardio means you’re rapidly switching between activities which put very different types of pressure on your feet. Crossfit has a reputation for being dangerous, with...
June 22, 2018

Numbness, Pain in your toes? You might have Morton’s Neuroma

What is a Morton’s Neuroma Nerves are like roads, responsible for transmitting messages from the brain to different parts of the body. They spread throughout the muscles and bones delivering information in the form of electric impulses. We have nerves between the bones o...
June 11, 2018

Orthotics and Golf: Less Pain, More Game

All elite golfers exhibit good footwork. It is not at all controversial that the function of the foot in golf is different from almost any other activity. Weight is placed lightly on the balls of the feet, while being balanced between the leading and rear feet. How impo...
April 2, 2018

Military Boots…Do they really protect your feet?

“It’s all about the running shoes” it’s a phrase you’ve heard at least once if you’re a sports enthusiast. And if you’re a veteran jogger you’ve probably be a millionaire if you had one dollar every time you’ve been preached about sports shoes. Amongst the zillion inf...
March 26, 2018

Stress: Why should you run less?

For many runners, training is a way of relieving stress. However, it’s important to look at how your body deal with stress and how training affects it. Failing to pay attention to this process may be detrimental and can contribute to an increased risk of injuries, illne...
March 19, 2018

What is…Achilles Pain?

Tendons are the tissue responsible for attaching the muscles to the bone. A muscle contraction pulls the tendon, which moves the bone. That’s how movement is generated. The Achilles tendon is the one that attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone. It’s the largest and...
October 20, 2017

To Stretch or…Not?

Nobody can 100 percent say that stretching can directly decrease the risk of injury, but most podiatrists or physiotherapists recognise stretching can have an indirect benefit via improving muscle tone and flexibility of the body. Stretching is one of the oldest forms...
September 20, 2017

What does Pregnancy do to your feet?

EFFECTS OF PREGNANCY ON THE FEET Some problems are due to weight gain rather than pregnancy itself: most healthy women gain around 10kgs during pregnancy, and gaining that much weight in 9 months would lead to foot problems even if your gain was due to overeating rathe...
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