October 3, 2017

This is a self help guide for those choosing the most suitable arch height when ordering Archies thongs online. They come in 2 options, standard and high. 

If you're unsure how high your arches are, perform the wet foot test; wet the entire sole of each foot and st...

December 16, 2016

Almost without exception, everyone I see with heel pain due to plantar fasciitis will have ‘first step’ pain when getting up in the morning or when getting up after being seated for a while. Often the pain is so unbearable at heel contact it leads to an altered gait pa...

October 2, 2015

 

So, we’ve had the ‘barefoot running’ hype that bred the minimalist running shoe boom. This boom lasted several years - from 2010 to 2013 there was a vast increase in the availability and market share of this segment of the running shoe industry. What constitutes a min...

August 23, 2015

 

It was over 10 years ago that I was first introduced to this off-label treatment and I believe it still has its place in the management of many soft tissue injuries.

So what is a night wrap? No, it's not a facial rejuvenation technique; it's an overnight local anti-i...

August 22, 2015

It was over 10 years ago that I was first introduce

d to this off-label treatment and I believe it still has its place in the management of many soft tissue injuries.

So what's a night wrap? No, it's not a facial rejuvenation technique; it's an overnight local anti-inf...

May 10, 2015

The ‘drop’ of a running shoe, as it’s commonly referred to, is the difference in midsole height or thickness between the heel and forefoot. I feel that at this point in time, more so than ever, running shoe companies are releasing various models that have a huge variat...

February 10, 2015

So you have heel or arch pain? What you wear when you aren’t in your runners or work shoes can also make a huge difference to getting rid of your pain once and for all!

 

I’ve been recommending these thong and sandal options for many of my patients lately with plantar fa...

August 12, 2014

Weak glutes can ruin the runner! This article is an evidence based recommendation on which exercises are best. Not many of us really like or have the time to do core and glute exercises - let's make the time you put in economical and use only the exercises that have th...

August 5, 2014

This video explains the protocol well. Please don't perform these unless they have been recommended by a health care professional. 

 

August 4, 2014

Why is your physio, doctor or podiatrist getting you to do all of these heel lowering exercises off the back of a step to help you recover from your achilles tendon pain? Because Hakan Alfredson, a Swedish orthopedic surgeon and researcher has spent the last 15+ years...

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