Biomechanics, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Orthose

Improving Your Running Form: A Podiatric Perspective

By Jack Eastwood Running is one of the most accessible forms of exercise, requiring minimal equipment and offering numerous health benefits.  However improper running form can lead to a variety of injuries, ranging from minor discomfort to more serious issues whether it be a something superficial or something more in depth. As podiatrists, we understand

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Achilles Tendinitis, Advice, Biomechanics, msk, Self Help, Sports injury

My Achilles rupture injury and non-surgical recovery process

In December 2022, I ruptured my Achilles tendon while playing an interactive football game.  It was a devastating injury and I knew immediately what had happened when I heard the loud pop and the sudden feeling that I had been kicked. In A&E an ultrasound confirmed that I had ruptured my Achilles tendon.  After weighing up

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Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal

Non-invasive ways of dealing with soft tissue pain

Soft tissue injuries normally heal by themselves. But, sometimes due to a number of circumstances this is not the case and these injuries can become chronic. When dealing with chronic soft tissue pain, as podiatrists we can use many different methods of treatment. Conservative, non-invasive procedures can be a good choice for patients as they

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