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Ankle Sprains Facts and Advice

Ankle Sprains Facts and Advice Ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries that occur among people of all ages. They range from mild to severe, depending upon how much damage there is to the ligaments and are graded by their severity from 1-3. They are...

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Plantar Fasciitis Facts and Advice

Plantar Fasciitis Facts and Advice Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is a condition that causes the bottom of your heel to be painful. Anatomically the plantar fascia is a thin ligament, which connects the muscles at the front of your foot to your heel. Its primary...

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Women… Why am I always bloated?

Women… Why am I always bloated? So I have a lot of my clients, especially women, complaining of being bloated, some IBS and lots of other problems such as cramps, constipation, weight loss, weight gain, migraines eczema… You name it, I’ve had clients ask...

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Marathon training?

Marathon training? Are you running a Marathon this year?  Struggling with aches and pains picked up by the demands of running countless kilometers whilst training for the London Marathon? Why not look to get support for your muscles and body and include a weekly...

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FLATFOOT (Pes Planus)

A fallen arch or flatfoot is known medically as pes planus. This is when the foot loses the gently curving arch on the inner side of the sole, just in front of the heel.

Anatomically the longitudinal arch is supported by a ligament known as the long plantar ligament which acts as both a supportive and connective structure for the muscles of the foot to attach to known as the plantar fascia.

With flatfoot the longitudinal arch is flatter to the surface. As a result the foot and ankle complex have to work harder to support the body during weight bearing resulting in pain and discomfort 😫

Tag a friend and share if you anyone whose suffers with this. This week will look at ways to combat this through exercise and treatment.
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