Choosing the wrong shoes can cause more than just pain...

So here are some guidelines that will help you consider what's best for your feet, the next time you need new shoes! Podiatrists and Orthopaedic Surgeons agree...... shoes that are too tight, too loose or without enough support, can lead to…

Bunions

Your foot and ankle is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments.You will walk the equivalent of four times around the world in your lifetime. Nearly 3/4 of the population, which may include you, will…
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Why you should try our Plantar Fasciitis night sock

Plantar Fasciitis - If you suffer from this agonising condition, then you know that often the most painful time of day is when you wake up in the morning and take that first step out of bed. Why? Because your plantar fascia…

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-i-tis) is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia). Symptoms Plantar…

Stretching Exercises from Athrohab - Part 2

Back 1.Squeeze your knees against your palms, tighten the lumbar muscles and try to relax the rest. Hold for 15 - 30 seconds and repeat 2 - 3 times.Back 2.If you suffer from disc problems make sure that this stretching…

Stretching Exercises from Athrohab - Part 1

StretchingStretching can help muscles to remain flexible, improving mus­cle coordination and function. Stiff muscles cannot work at their full extension, and so affects your training results.General Effects of Stretching:Mobility…
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The Brace Guide from Athrohab - Part 7

Selected conditions of the ankle that can benefit from a brace Achillies TendonitisCommon among sports enthusiasts that sharply increases with their training frequency. Care should be taken when running on the beach or on extremely soft…

The Brace Guide from Athrohab - Part 5

Selected conditions of the wrist and elbow that can benefit from a brace Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - CTS Wrist tendons and nerves run together in a narrow channel called the carpal tunnel. A strain or inflammation can cause swelling, resulting…
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The Brace Guide from Athrohab - Part 6

Selected conditions of the knee joint that can benefit from a brace Osteoarthritis The surfaces of the knee joint are covered with smooth and hard cartilage. The cartilage provides shock absorption and allows the joint to glide easier.The…
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The Brace Guide from Athrohab - Part 4

Medical effects of braces Braces are used in both rehabilitation and sports medicines and provide many positive advantages. Some of the most important are:Heat Porous textile materials like neoprene insulate the body heat over the area…