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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 […]

It’s Finals Time….and those injury niggles are still there

Common end of season Injuries. Our bodies can be tired, and the cold weather makes warming-up a bit if a drag, let alone stretching and warming down. If you are carrying an injury, and just hoping to make it through the next few weeks, then don’t underestimate the importance of a proper warm-up with appropriate […]

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 […]

Pupil Free Day on Monday? Get the Kids feet checked.

Some schools will be closed this Monday for a pupil free day. It’s your last chance to get the Kids feet checked this holidays. How are the School Shoes going? Do you need new sports shoes? Is Netball or Football causing foot and ankle pain ? Now is the time to get it checked. We […]

Netball Players -Check your old shoes before you buy new ones.

Over 63% of Netball injuries are related to the ankle and lower leg As the new season approaches we need to prepare… Helpful Tips! Injuries Ensure that all old injuries from last year are fully rehabilitated before returning to play. Old Shoes Look at the appearance of the soles of your previous shoes. Compare the […]

Great Golf Shoes can help painful feet.

Congratulations Joan who won our draw at Everglades Country Club last week. Even though Joan freely admits that she is “Over eighty” she is also sure that as an active golfer she will wear out her new golf shoes in no time. If you have foot pain that is affecting your game then try our […]