Runners

When you think about podiatry, it is easy to think of the elderly and high-heel wearing office workers, you may be surprised by another group who commonly suffer….

 
Running

Running

A glossary of terms

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a disorder of the connective tissue which supports the arch of the foot. It results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot that is usually most severe with the first steps of the day or following a period of rest.

Running technique

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Heel Strike

The stage in gait at which the heel of the foot or shoe first makes contact with the walking surface.

 

effective stretching

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