Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
Football, Golf, Running and Cricket
Private practice owner in South Africa
Work experience with long distance runners and; South African club and national level cricket and soccer teams
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.
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.