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Foot Pain in the Side of the Foot, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

One in five adults suffers with foot pain.  Foot pain over the inside of the ankle and the inside of the foot can be caused by compression of the tibial nerve as it passes through a tunnel on its way into the foot.  Pain, pins and needles or numbness occurs in the area of the […]

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A Common Cause of Pain in the Sole of the Foot – Morton’s Neuroma

Pain on  sole of foot between the 3rd and 4th toes and  a sensation of feeling like you are walking on a pebble, are both symptoms of a common cause of foot pain termed Morton’s Neuroma. Caused by a thickening of a nerve as it passes between the toe bones the good news is …

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The Evidence for Night Splints to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis causes pain under the heel. It is the most frequent foot injury in regular middle to long distance runners affecting up to 8% of participants. Night splints have been shown to be a realtively inexpensive but effective way of reducing plantar faschia pain. Results are further imrpoved …

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Foot Bunion Treatment

Foot bunion treatment to relieve pain does include surgery, but other treatments such as exercise, adaption of footwear and podiatry should be tried first.

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One-day cricket series: our Achilles’ heel?

Achilles tendonitis is a common overuse injury that causes irritation, inflammation and pain in the large tendon at the back of the ankle.

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Wear high heels at your peril!

Achilles tendonitis is a common overuse injury that causes irritation, inflammation and pain in the large tendon at the back of the ankle.

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