Podiatry Services

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Running Shoes – When To Replace Them? [Guide 2022]

You Need to Replace Running Shoes Regularly To learn more about  Achilles tendon injuries read our blog post here, or plantar fasciitis read more here. Most people wait far too long before replace running shoes and risk overuse injuries as a result. Generally running shoes should last between 400 and 800 kilometres (or 250 to 500 miles), although […]

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Achilles Tendinitis Prevention & Treatment [Updated 2022]

Anatomy of the Achilles Tendon The Achilles tendon is one of the largest and strongest tendons in the human body, and can tolerate loads greater than our own body weight.  In this article I will discuss:  Why do Achilles Tendons get injured?  The Types of Achilles Tendinitis (Tendinopathy),  The Multi-Factorial Nature of Achilles Injuries,  How

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Why Do We Need The Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot? [Guide 2022]

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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Injury Management

Managing Injuries in the Lower Limb Injuries to the lower limb are very common so it is important to recognise and seek early management of an injury to reduce the recovery time. After early detection of an injury, an appointment with a podiatrist will involve diagnosing the injured structures and determining the cause of injury

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