therapy

14
Jan

An Incurable Deformity … ?

Those were the ACTUAL WORDS used by a so-called ‘professional’ to his patient (without the question mark!). Given I knew both the lovely owner of these feet, and the fact he’d been happily wearing Vibram Fivefingers for a while now, I was wondering what kind of ‘incurable deformity’ he’d been secretly hiding. Curled toes.  Enough to have started bothering the

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11
Feb

Morton’s Foot

What is Morton’s Foot? The Morton’s Foot condition: can be bi-lateral (both feet) or uni-lateral (only one foot affected) exists where the 1st metatarsal (long foot bone leading to the big toe) is significantly shorter than its next-door neighbour, the 2nd metatarsal Morton’s Foot gets confused with, but is NOT the same as Morton’s Toe Morton’s Toe is where the

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21
Jan

Are You Just About To Put Your Shoes Back On?

Think Again… Feet When they’re healthy and happy, you don’t give them a second thought; they’re simply an unappreciated source of freedom. But with their 200,000 sensory nerve endings offering instant feedback, that nihilism is instantly extinguished when pain strikes. From not giving them, or their existence, a second thought you’re propelled into proactive ‘problem solving’. Traditionally, that might have

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21
Jan

Case Study 3: Foot Pain or Plantar-Fasciitis

Does this sound familiar? You’re crippled with pain in your feet when you stand on them, either in the heel, arch or ball of foot, or combinations of all three. Rest doesn’t seem to help, as the pain seems worse when you get up after sitting, or having your feet up, and it’s worst of all when you get out

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21
Jan

Case Study 2: Repetitive Calf Tears

Does this sound familiar? You’re a runner with a history of apparent ‘calf tears’.  The repetitive 2-6 week cycle looks something like this: You’re fine for a period of time, and then soon after building your running distances &/or increasing your speed, your calf ‘goes’. Off for treatment which might involve ultra-sound, massage and the prescription of RICE (Rest, Ice,

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21
Jan

Case Study 1: Chronic Lower Back Pain

  Does this sound familiar? You have long-standing lower back issues; mostly it’s there as a niggle, but periodically the pain ‘locks’ you & interferes with daily life and activities.  When that happens you seek treatment relief which might involve manipulations. These can both free you temporarily, and sometimes make you feel temporarily worse.  The symptoms are rarely absent, but

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16
Jan

Posture & Movement Analysis – in 4D

Diers 4D Scanner from Ten-Point on Vimeo. It looks impressive – stylishly minimalist.  Behind the simple, elegant lines lies The Way Forward.  Motion or gait analysis catches up with the innovation and creativity of the like of Apple et al.  You’re looking at the UK’s very first full 4D motion® Lab Gait Analysis System by DIERS International.  The very first

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28
Nov

Therapy Services

Diers 4D Scanner from Ten-Point on Vimeo. It looks impressive – stylishly minimalist.  Behind the simple, elegant lines lies The Way Forward.  Motion or gait analysis catches up with the innovation and creativity of the like of Apple et al.  You’re looking at the UK’s very first full 4D motion® Lab Gait Analysis System by DIERS International.  The very first

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