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MTSS or Shin Pain

MTSS/Shin-Splints: This is a common injury in many running based sports. It is characterized by pain in and around the tibia (shin bone) in the lower leg and usually occurs as a result of a sudden increase in the frequency, duration and/or intensity of activity. People at risk are those with abnormal biomechanics, using inappropriate [...]

By |2019-08-22T07:12:53+00:00July 15th, 2019|Foot Pain, Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

Lacing Techniques

Lacing Techniques and Foot Pain Al McGuire once said, “keep it simple, when you get too complex you forget the obvious”. People often have various foot pains which can be misleading and seem very complex. However, this can be a simple pain relating to shoe fitting. This is why we often attempt to change and [...]

Peak’s Plantar Pressure Assessments

Plantar Pressure Assessment Ever considered how much force you experience when landing on your feet, and what parts take the load? This unique in shoe sensor technology forms part of PEAK’S exclusive Peak Pod Pro 3P ™ facility. These actually measure direct foot and limb total force, Centre of Mass progression, ground contact time and symmetry. Unlike [...]

By |2019-03-28T08:24:11+00:00April 1st, 2019|Foot Pain, Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are basically an over-stretch of the ligaments that hold the ankle in place. In around 80% of ankle sprains, the excessive movements are a combination of the foot 1) pointing downwards and 2) then twisting inwards (ouch!). The severity of the sprain is best described as follows: Grade I Sprain - Stretching of [...]

By |2018-10-22T10:13:33+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Foot Pain, Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments