Achilles Pain

How does Shockwave Therapy work and what is it?

Radial shockwave therapy is a form of treatment widely used for the management of soft tissue conditions. Radial shockwaves are high energy acoustic sound waves that are transmitted from a probe held against the skin, into the underlying tissues to help trigger a biological change.

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When To See A Podiatrist?

Podiatrists are experts when it comes to all things foot health related. Podiatrists have spent 4 years at university being trained to help prevent, diagnose and treat a range of foot and lower limb injuries and medical conditions.

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How to avoid an ankle sprain

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries sustained by avid sports people. Whether you are a professional athlete or just a “weekend warrior”.

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Cycling and foot pain

Lower leg and foot injuries due to cycling are often caused by poor preparation, poor technique/skill, inappropriate gear/ bike set-up, inappropriate shoes, poor technique and overuse.

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Comfortable Orthotics

We believe that it is possible to make an orthotic device that fits and feels comfortable for everyone who wears them. Here are 4 reasons your orthotic mightn't feel right.

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Summer Footwear: Sandals and Thongs

Orthaheel sandals and thongs are a great alternative have been designed to reflect a more contemporary look whilst maintaining their full biomechanical benefits. They are perfect for the everyday beach goer and are a must have for those who wear orthotics on a daily basis.

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon is a rope like structure that connects our calf muscles to the heel bone. There is an area within the tendon that has a reduced blood supply, and so the Achilles is one tendon most prone to inflammation and rupture.

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Achilles Tendon Pain or Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendinopathy or Achilles tendonitis is a common overuse injury affecting both men and women. It is seen in across all age groups and affects people of varying fitness levels. It is an injury that generally develops over time (due to overuse) as oppose to a once-off incident. 

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