04 Dec

Terrible, Dreadful, Painful Shin Splints…..

  What are Shin Splints? Many athletes that rely on their legs as key pieces of equipment, such as runners or dancers, are prone to injuries in this area. Whether you’re new to these activities or a seasoned pro, anyone can fall victim to sore shins. This pain is often found down the inner (medial) […]

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09 Nov

What Can I Do If I’m Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis?

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and is caused by when a band of tissue in the foot, known as the plantar fascia, is damaged and thickens. The plantar fascia is a flat band of connective tissue that provides support for the arch of the foot and […]

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15 Jun

Beware – ‘Flip Flop Season’ is here! by Helen Butterworth & Adam Recsetar

BEWARE OF THE FLIP FLOP! With the British summer just around the corner… overcast, rainy showers and intermittent sunshine, you are more than likely going to be digging out your summer wears in the near future! Before you get carried away though, you might want to consider the risk your flip flops may have to […]

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28 May

Kinesio-Tape (K-Tape) & Calf Tears by Helen Butterworth

I saw a keen golfer in clinic last week who hit a shot into the bunker on a Par 5 hole. On trying to climb out of the bunker he reports feeling a pop which he describes as “being shot in the leg.” The calf is made of three major muscles, the medial and lateral […]

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