Portfolio Category: Conditions

Obesity and the Feet

Over 60% of Australians are now classed as overweight or obese. Carrying those extra kilograms will have a negative affect on the structure and function of your feet. Not only does it increase the load travelling through your feet during weight bearing activities, often the pain and injuries associated with this increased load, act as…
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Knee Pain

Anterior Knee Pain Pain in the front of the knee can affect people from all age groups and of varying activity levels. Patello-femoral pain syndrome generally occurs when the patella does not move or 'track' correctly over the femur when the knee is being flexing or extending. Continuous mal-tracking of the patella will result in…
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ITBS

ITBS is a very common injury in runners and cyclists. The Iliotibial band runs from the hip to below the knee and pain from ITBS can present itself anywhere along the band, although typical locations are at the lateral side of the knee & at the widest part of the hip.  This condition can be…
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Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common ailment and can be caused by a number of problems. The nature and severity of symptoms will range depending on the cause. Heel pain is often characterised by pain on initial weight bearing in the morning that eases after a few minutes. This pattern can be repeated during the day…
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