A common complaint we see in the clinic. In the early phase of an injury our focus is to reduce pain and restore normal mobility through the foot and ankle. However, once your pain is gone, your journey is not complete.
It is important to have good strength and mobility of your intrinsic foot muscles. These small muscles support your arch and distribute forces evenly through your foot as you move around. It is also important to have strong and mobile calves because they also help with force absorption as you take a step and with power production as you push-off
Try these 3 simple exercises to help relieve plantar fasciitis, or pain at the sole of your foot.
We commonly see patients in the clinic with foot pain and plantar fasciitis, and an effective way to relieve pain is to stretch and release the soft tissues of the foot and ankle, as well as strengthening the intrinsic foot muscles so they can tolerate greater load 💪.
The team at My Physio My Health would like to wish you and your a family a Merry Christmas and a safe & happy New Year!
Both our Lightsview and Holden Hill clinic will be open between Christmas & New Year if you need our help. Please call Reception or book an appointment online.
Falls are the main cause of morbidity and disability in elderly. More than one-third of persons 65 years age or older fall each year, and in half of such cases the falls are recurrent.
Chronic pain is defined as pain experienced for a prolonged period of time, typically well after an initial acute injury. People can experience chronic pain when there is not a clear underlying “pathophysiological”
With COVID-19 causing havoc around the world, the majority of people who have the ability to work from home are now doing so. This change presents itself with a new challenge – lack of movement.
We are once again running our popular AFL tipping competition in 2020. Put your tipping skills to test against staff and clients of My Physio My Health to win weekly or end of season prizes.
We are using the same online tipping platform as last year – footytips.com.au – instructions on joining our competition are below.