20 Jun 2018
The 2 biggest myths about heel pain. Heel pain or plantar fascitis, can be a real nuisance, stopping you from putting your best foot forward! In our experience, the 2 biggest myths around this condition are: 1. That where you feel your pain is where the problem is. 2. That the degree of damage on your scan results will determine your ability to recover. Through a thorough ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..