Category Archives: Ankle and Foot

Ankle & Foot injury descriptions and physiotherapy, signs and symptoms, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation information.

Just a simple ankle sprain?!

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries presenting to Accident and Emergency department and can occur in the young or old, active or sedentary populations. Approximately 80% of all ankle sprains occur to the outside of the ankle. … Continue reading

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Links between the glutes and Achilles problems in runners

A recent study by Smith et al (2013) found that male runners with Achilles tendinopathy had altered neuromuscular control of their gluteal muscles when running, compared to healthy controls. Neuromuscular control of the gluteals relates to the ability of the … Continue reading

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Achilles Tendinopathy Algorythm

Recently the British Columbia Tendinopathy Task Force developed an algorythm for management of Achilles tendinopathy. Achilles-Tendinopathy-Treatment-Alogorithm-FINAL-April-20-2012 So if you’re sore and it’s affecting you during or after you run….give us a call.  Digital video analysis of your running style and … Continue reading

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Running With Injuries

It can be hard sometimes to know whether or not to continue running when an injury strikes. The type, degree and stage of the injury will all play a part in the decision whether to run. It is often inadvisible … Continue reading

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Which Are the Correct Shoes for Running?

With all the marketing hype around, you might be forgiven for thinking that footwear is the key to preventing running injuries. Especially now, with most runners at least aware of the “barefoot” craze, it’s becoming harder to know what is … Continue reading

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