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23 Oct Commonly injured structures of the foot from running #5 Tendons.

Are the extension of muscles that attach muscle to bone. They are stiffer than muscles, have greater tensile strength and can withstand very large loads with minimal deformations.1 They have a high percentage of collagen (65 to 80%) which allows them to have...

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20 May Commonly injured structures in the foot from running #3 Peripheral Nerves

The peripheral nervous system includes all neural structures outside the brain and spinal cord.  They include sensory receptors, peripheral nerves and their associated ganglion, and efferent motor endings.1  Sensory receptors are specialised to respond to changes in their environment, which are called stimuli.1  These sensory receptors are linked to nerves whose stimulus triggers...

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06 May 3 Sports Podiatry foot tips for dealing with last minute running injuries

With the 2019 Gold Coast Marathon weekend drawing closer and closer it can be a little stressful if you are dealing with a running injury and still trying to maintain quality sessions and kilometres.  Whether you are stepping up running distance or trying to better a previous time...

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commonly injured joint capsule

15 Apr Commonly injured structures of the foot from Running #2 Joint Capsule

#2 Joint Capsule What is the Joint Capsule? The joint capsule is vital for the functioning of synovial joints.1  It seals the joint space keeping lubricating synovial fluid in position, provides passive stability by limiting joint movement, provides active stability via its proprioceptive nerve endings and may...

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08 Apr 5 Key Considerations for choosing a light-weight running shoe for the 2019 Gold Coast Marathon & Asics Half Marathon

With a little under 3 months to go before the Gold Coast marathon weekend (6 -7th July 2019) this is the time when beginner and novice recreational runners seem to start showing up at Podiatrist clinics looking for advice about potentially running in a lighter...

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bursa

25 Mar Commonly Injured structures in the foot from running #1 – Bursa

This will be an ongoing series of blogs relating to - Commonly Injured structures in the foot: #1 Bursa What is a bursa and what is its function? A Bursa is a “sac” of fluid that provides a buffer between two anatomical structures be that bone on tendon...

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treatment severs disease

19 Mar Sever’s Disease Management and Treatment

Following on from the last blog which outlined what Sever’s disease is and the contributing factors, this week’s blog looks at common management and treatment for this often stubborn condition. Please keep in mind this general advice and it is best to get in to see...

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Sever’s Disease A common back to school condition

01 Mar Children’s heel pain – Sever’s Disease – A common back to school condition

This is a timely blog given February/March is when GPs, Podiatrists and Physiotherapists see an influx of children suffering from heel pain most commonly diagnosed as Sever’s disease. The factors of returning to school, potentially having to be on feet more compared to when on holidays...

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