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Running pre-training tips

Fitness, in whatever form you wish to do, is definitely an activity that should be encouraged in all of us, no matter the age. But unfortunately it’s often not as simple as deciding to ‘get fit’. To avoid injury, we can help you assess your foot and lower limb mechanics.

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Bunions: Why are there bumps on my feet?

A bunion occurs as the big toe progressively deviates towards the second toe rather than pointing straight. Over years this gradually changes the alignment of the big toe joint, produces the characteristic bump and, sometimes, causes inflammation and pain. Seeing a podiatrist for early treatment is the wisest option.

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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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