Posts Tagged ‘foot orthotics’

Plantar Fasciitis | A Pain in the Heel

Plantar Fasciitis is a funny name for a pain that is no joke. Heel pain is an excruciating condition to suffer from and Plantar fasciitis is the most common form of heel that there is. Most patients we see have never heard of it until they get it and then do some research on the…

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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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“What about my flip-flops and sandals during the summer?”…..

Sorry? “Can I wear them with my flip-flops and sandals?” Ehhh……no. Controlling foot motion is a complicated business. This shows by the way I have just assessed your biomechanics, designed your foot orthotics, cast you in the optimum position, advised you on wearing suitable footwear and taken 4 years of University and 12 years of…

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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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Welcome to footorthotics.ie

footorthotics.ie is the home of The Leinster Clinic Biomechanics Lab based in Maynooth, Ireland. We are Ireland’s leading foot and ankle biomechanics lab and we specialize in helping people with heel pain, foot pain, walking injuries, running injuries and knee pain through custom foot orthotic therapy. As well as information on how to contact the…

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