The heel is a specialised part of the body designed to absorb the impact of your body weight when walking, running or undertaking any other form of physical exertion or weight-bearing exercise.
Podiatrist Louise Stirk discusses what do you need to be aware of, in your own foot anatomy, before buying running shoes; pronation, flat feet, dropped arches, Achilles issues, hyperflexibility, mobility & how to find the right fit for your foot.
Foot Orthoses, also referred to as Orthotics, are devices created to each person’s specifications and are used to assist with correcting complaints of the lower limb. Sports Podiatrist Ian Griffiths takes you through some common queries regarding these in-shoe medical devices.
Podiatrist Mark Gallagher keeps us up to date on the best advice when choosing your running footwear. There is more to consider than you realise.
Previously referred to as Tendonitis, Achilles Tendinopathy is one of the most common foot / ankle / lower limb injuries across the board — and not just with runners. Physiotherapist Vinay Palmer discusses the risk factors and treatments related to this complaint.
The HOKA ATR 5 is designed as an all-terrain shoe, which Physiotherapist, Michael Harrop has been testing over the last 3 months.
When the fibrous band connecting your heel bone to your toes becomes weak or irritated, it can cause pain in your foot and heel. Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. Podiatrist, Louise Stirk offers helpful advice on the causes and treatments available.
Our Podiatry Team explains the service of Podiatry, answering some of our most commonly asked questions.