Archive for the Leg Conditions Category

Get a Running Assessment at The Foot and Leg Clinic

Get a Running Assessment at The Foot and Leg Clinic

Common Running Gait Tips There are many ways to improve as a runner.  From head to toe, here are some things to consider: Head Let your gaze guide you. Keep your head looking straight ahead at the horizon, and try not to lean your head back or

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FREE Specialist Foot Mobilisation Therapy Offered. Contact us NOW!

FREE Specialist Foot Mobilisation Therapy Offered. Contact us NOW!

Do You Want FREE Foot Treatment? The Foot and Leg Clinic is offering FREE foot treatment which will improve foot function with no adverse effects in your daily activities. Foot mobilisation therapy: improves foot and ankle function improves foot posture allows you to continue with daily tasks

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The Best Exercises & Treatment for Iliotibial Band Syndrome

The Best Exercises & Treatment for Iliotibial Band Syndrome

What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome Seasoned runners, general exercise enthusiasts and anyone partaking in regular activity using repetitive knee motions are at risk of having Iliotibial Band Syndrome. This happens when a stretch of tissue running past the knee constantly rubs against a water filled sac. This can

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Benefits of Pressure Plate Analysis

Benefits of Pressure Plate Analysis

Pressure Plate Analysis Pressure plate analysis is a test done to measure the forces going through one’s feet as they go about their activities like walking, running, lifting loads and so on. The measure is achieved by use of a sophisticated machine which produces a clear graphical

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Benefits of The Anti Gravity Treadmill

Benefits of The Anti Gravity Treadmill

The Anti-Gravity Treadmill was invented by NASA because astronauts on the International Space Station have to exercise for hours each day to combat the loss of bone mass and muscle in microgravity. The design encloses a treadmill and the astronaut’s lower body in an airtight chamber. Lowering the

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How Orthotics Can Be The Best Arthritis Treatment

How Orthotics Can Be The Best Arthritis Treatment

Best Arthritis Treatment Orthotics is a specialist field of medicine that focuses on the use of external appliances to assist joint movement and alleviate pain. Orthotics uses knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics and engineering, to help patients that are suffering from chronic conditions such as arthritis. For arthritis

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Foot Exercises To Relieve Back, Hip and Knee Pain

Foot Exercises To Relieve Back, Hip and Knee Pain

Foot Exercises to Relieve Back, Hip and Knee Pain Did you know that your feet could be triggering all the pain you get on your knees, hip or back? Arthritic joint pains are a major cause of this; nonetheless, one can easily alleviate them through simple daily

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The Difference Between An Orthotist, Physiotherapist and Podiatrist

The Difference Between An Orthotist, Physiotherapist and Podiatrist

Orthotists, physiotherapists and podiatrist are all concerned with the treatment of injuries or health conditions and the three professions require extensive medical training. However, while the exact nature of their work differs in many ways, the occupations also have areas where they overlap, which can cause a

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Five Effective Exercises to Treat ITB Syndrome (ITBS)

Five Effective Exercises to Treat ITB Syndrome (ITBS)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, commonly referred to as ITBS, is an injury which is caused by the inflammation of the facia in the knee. ITBS can occur when too much strain is put on the knee; this can often be done by overdoing activities such as running, jogging,

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Orthotics For Leg Length Discrepancy

Orthotics For Leg Length Discrepancy

Not A Leg To Stand On It will surprise you to know that only 1 in 4 people in the world with two legs actually have two the same length as one another. In the majority of cases the difference in measurement between the two is miniscule

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