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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: Assessing for the Root Cause

Last week we talked about understanding the root cause of plantar fasciitis and I promised to follow it up with some posts about assessment and treatment.  So today we will look at the assessment and how you track down the root cause.  I really do think of the assessment process  as a hunt, whereby you […]

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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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Foot and Ankle Series: Mid-Tarsal Joint

The Mid-Tarsal Joint (MTJ is one that definitely didn’t get as much attention as the other joints, but as the foot needs to work as a unit it is just as important. In fact the MTJ often holds the key to a few injuries that many of us will have suffered from at some point…like […]

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