Foot & Ankle Tag

Do you suffer from painful or stiff feet? You may be interested in foot strengthening exercises. The foot has stabilising (core) muscles just like the pelvis and lower back. These muscles get de-trained wearing shoes all day. It is necessary to wear shoes on concrete pavements...

Heel pain can have a number of causes. Not all are plantar fasciitis (inflammation) or fasciosis (tissue changed) A variety of structures may give rise to pain or occur simultaneously; Plantar fascia -tear, partial tear, thickening or tissue changes – inner heel. Usually there is marked...

Are you suffering from muscle and joint pain in your legs, or sore feet? You may have started to realise the importance of efficient and biomechanically optimal walking and correct footwear. Wearing shoes, and walking on hard concrete surfaces, cause many people pain at some...

Our feet are subject to a lot of stress in ski boots and in many types of footwear. They are compressed into shoes, or onto toes as in the case of high heels, as well as dynamically working to provide contact between you and the...

Self Foot massage for painful feet releases stiffness and tension in your feet. With this simple but effective self-massage taught by Physio Body and Sole in Crows Nest/ North Sydney you can relieve your pain. All you need is a tennis ball! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H06wiE1JHA&feature=em-upload_owner Says Principal Physiotherapist Anna-Jane...

Pain in the feet can originate from nerve pain not just muscles and joints. Nerve pain can originate anywhere along the pathway of that nerve before it reaches your feet, including from your spine or pelvis. One nerve cell can span from the spinal cord to the feet? Nerves...

The party season ramps up and the high heels come out of the wardrobe. Whilst we all love to look stylish, prolonged wearing of high heels can cause problematic foot pain and other muscular-skeletal issues. It's a common issue that we see a lot in...

Walking short or medium distances requires our muscles and joints to be pain free and in a good condition. For efficient walking enough strength in the muscles and range of movement in the joints is required. While you are walking, one leg swings through in forward...

Many people think they have to live with painful feet, I hear it a lot; “I just thought it was part of getting old”, or “I thought my problem was hereditary”. Sometimes that is the case, but many times it is not! There is treatment...