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Feedspot Names Dynamic Podiatry in Top 100 Podiatry Blogs Worldwide!

Humbled and Surprised At Dynamic Podiatry we were very surprised and humbled when Feedspot, the world’s leading authority on blogging, made contact to let us know that we had been selected in their Top 100 Podiatry Blogs! You can check out our place in this esteemed list of podiatry blogs by clicking here: Feedspot Top …

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Why Do We Need The Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot? [Guide 2019]

The Intrinsic Foot Muscles You may never have heard of the intrinsic muscles of the foot, but these little fellows are helping you to stay upright every time you stand, walk, or run. The extrinsic muscles on the other hand are much better known, they include the calf muscles (soleus and gastrocnemius) and Tibialis Anterior, …

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Bunions

“My Grandmother had these big bumps on her feet and now I’m worried I’ll get them too!” If this commonly-used phrase applies to you, then it sounds like you’re worried about Bunions (or as Podiatrists like to call it – Hallux Abducto Valgus). To put it simply, Bunions are bony lumps that form at the …

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What are Orthotics?

We’re often asked by people, “What are orthotics?” In general terms, orthotics are anything that is placed into your shoes to change the forces acting on your feet. This can more evenly spread the body weight or take stress from a structure (like the plantar fascia) that is injured. Not all orthotics are created equal …

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Achilles Tendinitis

Symptoms of Achilles Tendinitis Achilles Tendinitis is characterised by inflammation and pain in the achilles tendon.  It is also referred to as Achilles Tendinopathy, which covers both inflammation, and overuse resulting in micro tears. Achilles Tendinitis is an overuse injury, and can have a sudden, or insidious onset.  In most cases, the tendon will be breaking down …

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Diabetic Foot Complications and How You Can Prevent Them

The relationship between Diabetes and foot health Foot ulcers are the main concern with the diabetic foot. But these wounds do not come about from nothing. There are in fact multiple pathological processes occurring simultaneously. Most of them are caused by the high blood glucose levels that are associated with diabetes. Peripheral Neuropathy This can …

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