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IT’S NOT ABOUT THE SHOE

Correct shoe selection is important. It can dramatically reduce your injury risk (we have spoken about shoe metrics like drop HERE) – but its not everything and it gets too much attention. Patients of mine often present with an injury and obsess about getting in the...

Does your child have heel pain?

Does your child have pain at the back of their heel? Do they limp after sport? Are they aged between 8-12?It could be Sever’s Disease – It’s not a disease really, Sever’s is the name of the guy who first described it – over 100 years ago! We call it Calcaneal...

I Had a Bad Run

I had a bad run around 6 weeks ago. It happens occasionally, more so in training than races for me. Usually there is an obvious reason but sometimes not. It was my scheduled long run progression– 110mins in duration. I was building nicely in prep for the half marathon...

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

What is ITBS? Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome can result from any activity that causes the leg to turn inward repeatedly, such as wearing non-supportive shoes or running downhill. The ITB is not a muscle. It is a thick band of tissue called fascia that starts on the...
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