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Chronic heel pain- from limping to 10km race in 2 months!

20 Jun 2018  

Miss C is a 30 year old nurse who presented to our rooms on 28/3/18 with a 5 month history of right heel pain and plantar pain. This had began while overseas and walking a lot in high heel shoes. It had slowly worsened and the plantar foot pain had started in January 2018. Miss C was a keen runner and this pain had stopped her from running. As the pain worsened, she found walking diff ..

Biomechanics of Running

25 Jun 2016  

Correct biomechanics, form and posture play an integral role in maximising your efficiency with forward propulsion and help to minimise overload and strain throughout your body. We can break the elements of correct running biomechanics and posture into key areas: 1. Head straight and shoulders relaxed While this may seem obvious, we see many people running with their he ..

Chronic Resistant heel pain almost resolved in 4 sessions!

07 Dec 2012  

Mrs S is a 32 year old property administrator and mother of 2 who recently presented with an 18 month history of heel and foot pain. She had consulted several different practitioners over this time without success and her pain had stopped her running. Walking, epecially in the morning, was also painful. In our assessment with Mrs S, we looked for biomechanical factors within h ..

Chronic Heel Pain Responds To New Approach

03 Oct 2011  

A 60 year old teaching consultant came to see me with a 2 year history of right heel pain. This patient had had 6 cortisone injections and 2 autologous blood injections over this time, as well as some Physiotherapy treatment to the local area without significant improvement. Examination revealed a host of musculoskeletal signs, particularly on the affected side, such as dysfunction of the ..