Stabilising Influences: How Podiatrists Can Help You Combat Chronic Ankle Instability

Posted on: 25 January 2016

A sprained ankle is a painful and debilitating thing to deal with, but at least it's only temporary. However, if an ankle sprain is not treated with due care and attention, you may find yourself afflicted with something far more long-term -- chronic ankle instability. What is chronic ankle instability, and what causes it? Chronic ankle instability is largely self-explanatory -- a condition characterised by recurring, spontaneous periods of instability in the affected ankle.
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How Your Foot Can Be Protected After Bunion Surgery

Posted on: 18 November 2015

Your podiatrist may recommend foot surgery as a last resort to relieve the pain of bunions. It is important to protect that foot after surgery so that proper healing can take place. This article discusses the different methods that can be used to protect your foot after you have undergone bunion surgery. Use of a Cast A cast can help your foot to heal properly. This is because the cast holds the foot in place so that the bone has a chance to repair itself.
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How to Exercise When You've Sprained or Broken Your Foot

Posted on: 10 August 2015

A large number of foot sprains or breaks occur as a result of exercise – often thanks to the foot being turned while running. This isn't just unwelcome due to the pain and general inconvenience, but because it means forgoing that activity until the injury can properly heal. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to keep exercising effectively, even when you're down to just one foot. High Intensity Interval Strength Training
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Flat Feet Explained

Posted on: 23 March 2015

Flat feet, also known as fallen arches, is a condition that causes you to have no gap between the arch of your foot and the ground. This can lead to changes in the way you walk or stand and put too much pressure on the muscles, joints and ligaments in your feet and lower legs. Here's what you need to know about flat feet: Causes There's not always a clear reason for having flat feet, but common causes include:
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