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October 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to Peak Podiatry Well, here we are in October already...dare we say Christmas is only a blink away! Winter sports have been done and won. Football, Netball, and Soccer are all taking a break to name a few. We hope everyone got through the winter season healthy, active and injury free. Whilst winter draws [...]

By | 2017-11-07T10:54:06+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

Joint hypermobility

This is a condition that features joints that easily move beyond the normal range expected for that particular joint. Hypermobile joints are sometimes referred to as “ loose joints”, and those affected are referred to as being “double jointed”. When generalized, the hypermobility occurs with symptoms such as muscle or joint pain without systemic [...]

By | 2017-07-20T10:23:46+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

Bunions : HAV ( Hallux Abducto Valgus)

Are you wondering if there is anything that can be done for a bunion other than surgery?There are actually a few different treatments available depending on the stage of development, if you’re getting pain, where you’re getting pain and your gait function.If you have had a bunion since you were a child then orthotics may [...]

By | 2017-05-05T08:15:25+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

Plantar Pressure Assessment Is the New Black

Plantar pressure refers to the pressure measured on the plantar surface of the foot using a specialised digital platform/insole. A 2011 study by Esparza and colleagues, investigated the plantar pressure distribution of 40 soccer players and found some interesting results. They found that 16 of the 40 soccer players (40%) presented the highest pressure in [...]

By | 2017-04-05T08:47:59+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments