Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome is an overuse injury which causes pain on outer part of the knee. Common to runners, hikers and cyclists, there are several factors which may contribute to it development. David Burnett shares some modifiable tips and exercises to reduce pain or avoid injury from the start. Let’s find out more!
As the warm weather begins and many get out and running more often, a common running injury may present itself known as Achilles Tendinopathy. It is characterized by pain, stiffness, maybe some swelling or thickening of the Achilles tendon. The prevalence varies but may make up 6-8% of all running injuries! Dave shares more about what it is, some treatment methods and exercises that your physiotherapist may do with you to recover from Achilles Tendinopathy.
As an athlete, there can be a lot of friction caused during sports which can lead to corns and calluses on your feet. Untreated corns and calluses can lead to the development of an ulcer in people with diabetes or with poor circulation. It is very important to have your corns or calluses properly assessed and treated. Find out more in this blog by Kaye!
A fun new tool that we got recently in the clinic is this foot beam from the Foot Collective. It allows us to step out of our shoes and be barefoot on the beam to really work all the foot and ankle muscles that we have available to us. We can gain so much from the sensory inputs and the feedback we get from all our little foot and ankle muscles being engaged.