Foot and Ankle Injury Guides

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Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fascitis? A common injury for runners, Plantar Fasciitis is better known as Runner’s Heel. The injury is usually caused through repetitive stresses putting pressure on the heel....

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Achilles Tendinitis

What is achilles tendinitis? Achilles tendinitis, or Achilles heel, causes pain in the heel, ankle and lower calf due to the inflammation of a tendon found along the back of the ankle. This is an...

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, refers to the overuse or over-activity of certain muscles and tendons in the body. The injury commonly occurs in the hands,...

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Sprains and Strains

What are sprains and strains? The term ‘soft tissue injury’ usually refers to injuries to muscles, ligaments and tendons, with these injuries a common problem in relation to physical, sporting...

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Tibialis Posterior Pain

What is tibialis posterior pain? Tibialis posterior pain is one of the most common problems of the ankle and foot, manifesting when the posterior tibial tendon becomes swollen or suffers a tear....

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