WHAT TO DO FOR HEEL PAIN
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that results from inflammation at the site where the plantar fascia, a long ligament that runs along the bottom of the foot just below the skin, attaches to the heel bone. The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot when standing, walking, and engaging in any type of activity that involves putting pressure on the foot, such as running or jumping. In this article, we will discuss the causes, prevention, and treatment of plantar fasciitis. Plantar...
Posted on 2023-03-28
TIPS TO PREVENT RUNNING INJURIES
TIPS TO PREVENT RUNNING INJURIES. Running is a great form of cardiovascular exercise that incorporates the whole body and also has great mental health benefits. By utilising pace, distance and rest it can be adapted for beginner’s through to experienced athletes. However, runners at all levels can experience injuries which can lead to frustration, pain and time off from running. So understanding how to prevent injuries when running allows you to continue enjoying your exercise. We have ...
Posted on 2022-10-12
WHAT DO I DO ABOUT MY ANKLE PAIN?
Ankle Pain Ankle pain can make routine day-to-day tasks seem like a challenge. The pain could be the result of an injury or inflammation of some of the structures in the ankle area. Read on to find out more on the topic of conditions, common causes, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Conditions Ankle pain could result from any one of these common conditions: Tendonitis – Inflamation of the tendons surrounding the ankle. Arthritis – Inflamation and stiffness of...
Posted on 2017-09-04
I HAVE PLANTAR FASCITIIS. NOW WHAT?
Are you currently suffering from pain at the bottom of the heel? It is necessary to identify when symptoms occur, where they happen and what the symptoms feel like to be able to classify the pain as plantar fasciitis (PF). What Causes PF? A level foot (decreased/flattened arch) places increased stress on the plantar fascia. This typically ends in pain at the heel surface that is interior. Approximately 10-20 percent of injured athletes can be impacted by PF, but just 5-10 percent advanceme...
Posted on 2017-08-31
HOW BAD IS MY ANKLE SPRAIN?
I JUST INJURED MY ANKLE. WHEN CAN I PLAY SPORTS AGAIN WITH MY SPRAINED ANKLE? Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries when playing sports. Ankle injuries are especially frequent in athletics including tennis, soccer, football & hockey – sports which involve a lot of direction adjustments. When we refer to ankle sprains, it's the lateral ligaments of the ankle that are most commonly injured. The lateral ligaments are a group of 3 ligaments – the Anterior Tal...
Posted on 2017-02-13
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