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5 Common Myths And Misconceptions About Heel Pain

Misconceptions about Heel Pain

Misconceptions About Heel Pain Here at The Movement Centre, heel pain is one of the most common forms of foot pain our physios and podiatrists will come across, with plantar fasciitis being the most common cause of heel pain. If you’ve experienced heel pain before, you’ll know how debilitating it can be if it isn’t […]

Torn achilles – conservative management or surgery?

Torn achilles conservative approach or surgery

Multifactorial approach to managing a torn achilles This blog will review the causes, signs and symptoms, and early management of a torn achilles; and will discuss the risks and rewards of conservative (non-surgical management). A subsequent blog will look at the surgical approach for achilles rupture management. It is important to note that each patient […]

Sever’s Disease In Children

Sever's Disease In Children

Sever’s disease a painful heel Has your child ever complained of having heel pain? Chances are it was most likely Sever’s Disease! Sever’s is the most common form of heel pain in children/ young adolescents and often causes limping both during and after sporting activities. It can be very frustrating for kids and parents as […]

What Can Podiatrists Do For Your Achilles Tendinitis?

What Can Podiatrists Do For Your Achilles Tendinitis?

Do you have pain in your achilles? Achilles tendon pain is one of the most common complaints we see as a podiatrist, accounting for between 5-12% of foot and ankle injuries. Whether you’re a runner, athlete or an everyday fitness enthusiast, Achilles injuries are widely known and definitely something you want to avoid. Achilles tendinitis […]