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

Cuboid Syndrome

Do you have lateral foot pain (outer side of your foot) that either aches or feels like the pain moves around? Sometimes even feels slightly locked up? The Cuboid is an important bone in the lateral arch of the foot that can subtly ‘sublux’ when enough force is applied by a tendon that travels over [...]

By |2018-08-07T12:58:33+00:00August 7th, 2018|Footwear and Gait Analysis, Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

July 2018: Shin Pain and MTSS

MTSS/Shin-Splints: This is a common injury in many running based sports. It is characterised by diffuse 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. More focal pain should be a red flag for [...]

By |2018-07-03T03:58:08+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

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 deflect pressure or the fit [...]

By |2018-06-21T07:30:52+00:00June 4th, 2018|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

Plantar Pressure Insoles

Plantar Pressure Insoles are at PEAK Podaitry 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 [...]

By |2018-06-22T11:03:39+00:00April 4th, 2018|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments

January 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to Peak Podiatry Happy New Year from all of us at Peak. Where did 2017 go? That's the question on everyone's mind right now. For us at Peak Podiatry it was an excellent year filled with hard work, endeavour and of course happiness. Whilst the new year brings planning and further challenges, it's also [...]

By |2018-01-15T12:37:32+00:00January 15th, 2018|Peak Podiatry News|0 Comments