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Heel Pain Podcast

Plantar Fasciitis Podcast It was a pleasure to chat with Rowan from Summit Strength  about heel pain. Rowan helps people who are training for Hiking, Trekking and Mountaineering. We discussed the many causes of heel pain, and the treatments that are available. You will hear: A clear explanation and breakdown of over 25 commonly recommended […]

Shockwave Therapy for Foot and Leg Pain

Shockwave Therapy Shockwave Therapy has its origins in surgical use for the removal of kidney stones. The sound waves  “dissolve” the stones causing them to crumble so that they can be easily removed. Radial Shockwave Therapy uses similar technology, however the waves diffuse through the affected tissues more widely, and are created to stimulate tissues, […]

Motocross helps you to fly, we help you to land!

Motocross riders need help landing. If you like the idea of flying through the air at 80km an hour then motocross may be for you. But when it comes to landing, you need the protection of a modern boot. These thick soled boots often have a hard shell exoskeleton and very rigid ankle support, with […]

Common Children’s Foot Injuries

Common Foot Injuries in Children Children’s injuries are in most cases related with sporting activity and associated with overuse. As young athletes are still growing, they are at greater risk of injury than adults are. Overuse injuries can affect muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, and growth plates. In children, these structures are still growing, and the […]