March 7, 2019

Whether you’re a competitive runner, extreme athlete or weekend jogger trying to shed a few pounds, there’s no doubt that running is a popular way to keep in great cardiovascular shape. But your body can take a beating - and this is especially true if it develops asymm...

January 23, 2019

Taken from "Runner's World" www.runnersworld.com/uk/gear/a776092/best-running-shoes-2018/

"There’s no such thing as the perfect running shoe. When it comes to running, all sorts of things come into play – your biomechanics, your weight, the surface you run on and the sh...

January 9, 2019

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1380587/Me-operation-Bullets-heels-fixed-painful-flat-feet.html

If you look down at your feet after a long run and notice a red, painful, angular bump forming on the inside of your foot, chances are you have a bunion.

They’re particularly problematic for runners, since every time your foot hits the ground, it absorbs an impact force...

January 3, 2019

Don't underestimate an ankle sprain!!

Podiatrists at the University of Salford have been researching the effects of ankle sprains, and if left uncorrected, how they could predispose individuals to develop repeat ankle problems. (As reported in Assistive Technologies Dec...

November 28, 2018

Far more than a recent fitness craze, the Pilates Method has been developed and practised since the 1920's when Joseph and Clara Pilates  opened their Body Conditioning Gym in New York City. Originally devised to be performed on specialised Pilates Apparatus, Pilates d...

September 13, 2018

Foot orthoses can be used to a variety of jobs and what we want them to do will be obtained during the assessment process. Many people find that they are essential in allowing continued pain free movement and ensuring they can continue to keep up their activities. Some...

December 14, 2017

Anyone can be unlucky enough to have an accident but, in the immortal words of Eeyore, “They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.” Exactly the same can be said of injuries, illnesses and the onset of any other physical condition that...

December 14, 2017

Gait Analysis

With many more people taking up running and access to increasing amounts of information via the internet gait analysis has become a bit of hot topic. There has been much reported concerning what is the best running style with different information on which...

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