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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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Running Shoes – How Often Should You Replace Them ?

Running Shoes Need Regular Replacing Most people wait far too long before replacing their running shoes and risk overuse injuries as a result. Generally running shoes should last between 600 and 1000 kilometres, although this depends on your body weight, how often and far you run, the terrain you run on and your running style. …

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Injinji Socks – You’re Going To Love Them!

Injinji Toe Socks Injinji toe socks are rooted in the idea of lightweight socks that allow your toes to ‘Splay naturally and align properly, enabling greater stability and more comfort’ for athletic and daily use. Book online Prevent Blisters Injinji toes socks helps tackle issues that runners face and deal with them at the root. …

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Intoeing Gait – Not Pigeon Toed!

What is Intoeing? In-toeing or ‘pigeon toes’ is very common in young children and is when a person’s feet turn inward (instead of pointing straight ahead or outward). In-toeing may not cause any problems however, in severe cases in-toeing can cause clumsiness and falls where intervention should occur. What Causes Intoeing? There are three main …

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Looking After Your Feet in Winter!

Feet in the Cooler Weather Caring for your feet is very important, especially during the cooler months. The cooler weather can present multiple challenges in maintaining foot health, with the risk of numbness and decreased circulation dramatically increasing. Check Your Feet Daily It is important to check your feet daily looking for breaks in the …

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