Monthly Archives: February 2021

Pregnancy & Podiatry

Pregnancy can cause a range of complications for the lower extremities. The weight gain alone places an enormous amount of unexpected pressure on the feet. It’s common for pregnant women to suffer from foot pain, swelling, leg cramps and varicose veins. In addition to weight gain, stretched ligaments in the feet and ankles cause stability […]

Dealing with Runner’s Knee

With summer here and the race season in full swing, the knee is a common site of pain and injuries for both runner’s and athletes. There are many factors that can cause knee pain, with Iliotibial Band Syndrome (runner’s knee) being one of the most common issues.  Iliotibial Band Syndrome is an overuse injury characterized […]

Our calves & cramping

Cramps refer to sudden, painful muscle contractions that occur involuntarily. These muscle cramps are painful as they involve the over-contraction of the muscle. Cramps are very common with roughly 95% of people experiencing them at some stage in their lives. This increases in probability as we get older. One of the most common places to […]

Don’t let your new years resolutions fade due to injury

It’s a new year and most of us are tyring to cling to our healthy resolutions.   It is not always easy to maintain healthy habits when we return to work and our busy lifestyles. Most people (myself included) make a resolution to be more active or more healthy in the new year.  While this sounds […]