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I Just Want to be Fit For Summer

I Just Want to be Fit For Summer The warm weather had started last September, we had a series of warm spring days and this is when Sarah appeared in my office. “I just want to get fit for summer” I am so sick of not getting there and I just need some answers. Sarah...

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How Fiona Beat Heel Pain

How Fiona Beat Heel Pain Meet Fiona Fiona is a 43-year-old lady with two teenage daughters and a busy household. In the past six months she has returned to exercise by joining a gym, which she is …. or was really enjoying. Lately she has been waking up in the morning,...

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4 hacks for Achilles heel pain

Achilles tendinopathy is both painful and common but that doesn’t mean you should suffer in silence. Sports podiatrist Dr Brenden Brown talks us through the treatment modalities to avoid and those that work best.

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Nailing fungus with laser technology

Fed up of your long battle with toenail fungus, only to see it return (if it ever left!)? You might think of laser treatment as your last resort, but we see it as a fungus-fighting breakthrough.

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4 hacks for a successful warm up

For some people a light jog, even (dare I say it) a run counts as an appropriate warm up. Not so! Sports podiatrist Dr Brenden Brown shares his 4 tips for warm-up success.

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Morten’s neuroma Vs plantar plate

Foot pain is common amongst adults and can be associated with several causes, many of which can be difficult for healthcare practitioners to differentiate between. Take a Morten’s neuroma and plantar plate tear, for example…

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Knee pain in kids

No parent wants to see their sports-loving kid sitting on the sidelines or bowing out of physical activity altogether because of knee pain— and nor should they, says sports podiatrist Dr Brenden Brown…

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Warming up for sports—why bother?

Warm-ups…are they really necessary? Absolutely. They can reduce injury and improve performance—so long as you’re doing the RIGHT kind of warm-ups, says principle podiatrist, Dr Brenden Brown.

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Winter sports’ greatest enemy…ankle sprain

Leading sports podiatrist Dr Brenden Brown says health practitioners should do more to combat ankle sprains! Have you been led to believe that a few calf raises and rest will treat your ankle sprain? If so, you need to read on…

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Your guide to choosing the right football boot

A whole host of factors come into play when choosing the right football boot. From the type of pitch you’re playing on and the fit to the quality of the shoe itself—find out how you can select the best soccer boot for you.

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