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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis or plantar heel pain is a condition that refers to pain in the sole of the foot which originates at the heel and can travel down the arch on the inside of the foot. What is the plantar fascia? The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that runs along the sole

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What is Achilles Tendinopathy

What is Achilles tendinopathy Commonly called Achilles tendinitis, it is an overuse injury very common throughout all stages of life. You can have insertional or mid-substance symptoms, depending on its location, with insertional symptoms being lower on the heel and mid-substance symptoms being higher into the tendon itself. Lower limb anatomy: The Achilles tendon is

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Shin Splints

What is medial tibia stress syndrome (MTSS) or exercise related lower limb pain or shin splints? Theses are all umbrella terms which relate to the pain you can get along the inside of the shin bone (tibia). The cause is repetitive loading that commonly occurs in activities like running, jumping and landing. What is the

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Avoiding injury during lockdown

It’s fair to say that online exercise classes, boot camps, PE lessons and people going out running more than they normally would has become far more popular over the past couple of weeks. Avoiding injury is therefore important so can continue your training. It is great that we are increasing our activity levels and the

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Interactive Pilates Classes

Why Choose a Live Online Pilates Class? Exercising from home is now becoming the norm’ to keep us all moving and fill our day.  Thank goodness for the internet, which provides us with lots of opportunities to exercise through online classes, pre-recorded videos or even PE lessons!  Interactive online classes or recorded online classes? This

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Pandemic Posture

Avoiding Neck Pain, Stretching, Massage, Posture & Workspace set up Amid the spread of Covid-19 and a lockdown in place, many of us are faced with a “work from home” situation. As the home office becomes the new norm, it’s easy to fall into bad posture habits or end up with a workspace that makes

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