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What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is most commonly described as a ‘heel spur’ or ‘heel pain’ and is often characterised by pain in the morning. Causes include weight gain, tight calf muscles, pronation/supination, an increase in exercise, poor footwear or age.

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High Heel Healers Part II: Ankle mobility exercises

Following on from our last article about pain from high-heeled shoes with these more advanced exercises Hopefully by now you’ve been alerted to the potential detriment of chronic high heel wear. In addition to the “at work” tips provided in Part I, here is a mobility series that can be performed in your own time. Exercise 1: Self myofascial […]

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