Ankle Rehab: Sprains, Breaks, Calf Tightness, Mobility

While sprains are the most common ankle injury, tendon injury, muscle strains, joint dislocations, and fractures are frequent as well, especially in sport. There are 3 main goals that need to be effectively addressed when coming back from an ankle injury with rehab: 1️⃣ TISSUE HEALING Depending on the type and severity of the injury,…
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2nd September 2019 0

Plantar Fasciitis Rehab

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot conditions, and can cause extremely sharp and painful arch pain from the base of the heel to the base of the big toe. Your plantar fascia is the ligament structure on the sole of your foot that supports your longitudinal arches (arches from your heel to…
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2nd September 2019 1

Bunions: Causes and how to fix them

Both painful and unsightly, bunions are essentially a problem of developed footwear. Sustained compression of your toes over years and years forces the big toe to deviate towards the middle of the foot, changing the tone of the muscles that control toe alignment and misshaping the joint. But what causes bunions, and how do you…
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2nd September 2019 0

Shoes shaped like your feet, or feet shaped like your shoes?

Are your shoes shaped like your feet, or are your feet shaped like your shoes? When shoes first appeared tens of thousands of years ago, the purpose was clear cut: protect your feet. Somewhere along the line, cultures decided that there was a desired aesthetic for both shoes and feet, and suddenly that protective purpose…
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30th August 2019 2

Running vs. Barefoot Running

Are you running differently to your ancestors? Chances are, yes, you are. Modern running vs. barefoot running has developed quite the difference over the last half-century. For as long as bipedal (two-legged) beings have evolved, there has only been one form of running that they have been built to perform. The human foot with 33…
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30th August 2019 0

Your Core Muscles – Not Just a 6-Pack

Your core is one of the most vital groups of muscles for not just longterm physical health and injury prevention, but also for athletic performance in just about all aspects. It creates the stability in your spine, pelvis, and torso for your limbs to be able to move with coordination and power. It provides the…
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17th July 2019 0

Headaches Coming From Your Neck?

There are a whole range of headache and migraine types, characterised by everything from severity, to associated symptoms, to other contributing medical conditions, and more. What a lot of people don’t realise, is that some of the most common forms can be headaches coming from your neck – including issues in your shoulders, jaw, and…
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25th June 2019 0

Dealing with Desk Life

This shouldn’t be breaking news for anyone by this point – sedentary life might be comfortable for a while, but pretty quickly starts to become damaging to your health and body. Back pain, neck pain, headaches, tightness, and muscle weakness are just some of the issues that can be directly related to dealing with desk…
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28th May 2019 0

Rotator Cuff Injury Recovery

Everyone has heard of a rotator cuff injury and knows someone who has “done” or “torn” theirs. In fact, rotator cuff tears are statistically one of the top most common shoulders conditions. The numbers show that by age 50, 10% of people that don’t even have shoulder symptoms STILL have some form of rotator cuff…
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1st May 2019 0