Runners’ feet take a pounding, and over time the plantar fascia and its associated structures may become damaged with microtears, bone spurs or stress fractures. Correct diagnosis and treatment are key to full performance recovery. In its early stages, plantar fasciopathy usually presents as heel pain. Careful assessment will distinguish plantar fasciopathy from other causes of heel pain.
Healthy and fully functional ankles are essential to balance and physical performance. Your ankle joints are pivotal in supporting your body weight and producing functional movement. Considering all the work they do, your ankles are vulnerable to injury and dysfunction, simply due to wear and tear of daily living. When you add sports and physical […]Read More (0)
Complaints of back pain are common among adults, and a stooped posture with rounded shoulders and a forward-jutting head is one of the markers of advancing age. Yet much of the research on spinal integrity and degeneration neglects to examine lifestyle factors that influence spinal alignment, musculature and bone mineral density. When it comes to […]Read More (0)