Posts Tagged ‘flat feet’

5 Reasons Why Flip-Flops and Sandals are Bad for Your Feet

I was a little flippant in my last post but there was a good clear message behind it.  That message is…Flip-flops and sandals are bad for your feet.  I hope I’ve been clear… 😉  They may feel good as they keep your feet aired during hot times but they have a severe lack of foot…

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Shin splints

Shin splints are an often misunderstood condition experienced by active athletes. It is basically an over use injury of the muscles and tissue (that hold those muscles) that attach to the shin bone (tibia). Shin splints medical term is ‘medial tibial stress syndrome’. Repetitive and excessive ‘pulling’ of the muscles attached to the shin during…

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Common Conditions

Foot Pain Heel Pain Heel Spurs Plantar Fasciitis Arch Pain Flat Feet (Pes Planus, Over Pronation) High Arch Feet (Pes Cavus) Growth conditions (Osgood Schlatters Syndrome etc.) Ankle Instability Runners Knee Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction Metatarsalgia Pain (Ball’s of Feet) Shin Splints / Shin Pain Achilles Conditions Lower Back Pain Ilio-Tibial Band Syndrome Tibial Stress Fractures…

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Assessment

Assessment for suitability for custom foot orthotics involves different assessments that add up to a prescription that will be effective and suitable for the original condition that has lead to the biomechanical deficiency. Aseessments include: Patient medical history Family medical history Static assessment Standing assessment Walking assessment Running assessment Video gait analysis If you are…

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Services

Custom Foot Orthotics (CFO’s) control abnormal position and movement of the foot. Whilst standing or walking, the heel and midfoot are held in a more stable position. This allows the foot to function more efficiently during weight-bearing and propulsion. Shoe Advice Shoes and runners play an important part in optimum foot biomechanics. All shoes are…

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