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Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome)

By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) What are Shin Splints? Shin splints or Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)* is one of the more commonly reported injuries in footballers, and especially in those who cross train with running. MTTS describes a condition of pain at the join between muscle and bone at the inside (medial) edge of …

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Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s syndrome)

By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) It is not uncommon for enthusiastic athletes in late primary school and early high school to experience significant pain in their heels when participating in sport. The most common cause of heel pain in patients of this age is calcaneal apophysitis (sometimes called Sever’s syndrome). What is Calcaneal apophysis? Calcaneal …

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How Runners Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, and offers many benefits. It can be done anywhere, it tones the lower body and it burns a heap of energy. Pounding the pavement over time, however, can result in injuries to the knees, ankles, and hips.  Whether you run a few kilometres a week …

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