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Anatomical Foot Deformities: Forefoot Equinus




Well, my obsession with the foot continues!!  Today we will look at the forefoot equinus.  I see a fair few of these and I have to say I usually spot them in function more than anything else.  We’ll stick to the same format of looking at what a forefoot equinus, its local impact and it’s […]

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Anatomical Foot Deformities: The Forefoot




Last week we talked about rear foot varus and the impact it has on function.  Today it’s the turn of the forefoot and a look at the varus forefoot.  Again, for today we will look at the individual deformity as if it exists alone and no other deformity is present, but keep in mind that it […]

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Plantar Fasciitis: Treatment Strategies – Part 2




In part 1 I managed to get through the foot treatment strategies for plantar fasciitis.  In part 2 we will look at the strategies for the hip and thoracic spine.  Hopefully, I can can get this done in one post 🙂 I don’t think we need a part 3!! Plantar Fasciitis: Treatment Strategies for the […]

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Plantar Fasciitis: Treatment Strategies – Part 1




The previous 2 posts on the root causes and assessment of plantar fasciitis got a great response so I hope I can do this post on treatment of plantar fasciitis justice!   I’m a little concerned this may take several posts…but I’ll have to see how it goes…so if this is part one, then part […]

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Understanding the Root Cause of Plantar fasciitis




Plantar fasciitis is something we see in the clinic fairly often and is something I have personal experience of! It’s extremely painful and can be very persistent. So I thought today I would look at a functional approach to the causes and treatment of plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective […]

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