Trail running is very different from running on flat pavement or roads; it's tougher on the feet, harder on the body and brings with it a whole new set of injury risks. So, from my experience (and mistakes) in training, here are my top 7 tips to prepare you for your first trail running event.
Wearing the right things on your feet when hiking can mean the difference between a fantastic day out and a painful, terrible one. Knowing what are the right things to put on your feet is the first step to an incredible hiking experience.
So something is wrong with your feet or legs - something that isn't just a niggle that might go away in a few days! When should you see a doctor and when should you come straight to your Podiatrist to get the problem fixed?
Perhaps you’ve sustained an injury, put up with pain for long enough, or it has been suggested to you by a health professional that it’s time to go and see a Podiatrist. Unless you receive a great referral or recommendation from someone, how do you know who is the best Podiatrist for you?
Have you ever been sold a pair of orthotics and were not really sure why you needed them or how they would help you? There is a lot to know when thinking about using orthotics so read on for the information you need.to know before choosing a foot orthotic.
We see too many clients who have sought help for their foot and leg problems only to be left confused and unsure as to what to do next. This is why we develop clear, written management plans for all our clients to provide absolute clarity about what is needed to get better fast.
We see many clients come into our clinic experiencing ongoing ankle instability and pain after having a sprain. So what SHOULD you be doing if you experience an ankle sprain?
As summer comes to an end, there are many people with dry, cracked heels wondering why their skin has suddenly gotten so bad and what they can do to make it better. Keep reading to see my top tips on getting your feet smooth again!
At Complete Podiatry, we help many people suffering from warts on their feet. These viral infections of the skin can be painful and spread easily between family members.
Knowing how to avoid exercise-induced injuries is vital to keep you training regularly and help you live a long, healthy life. Here are our top 5 tips to help avoid exercise-induced injury
Choosing to use orthoses to treat your child's foot and leg problems should be based on clinical need, not financial ability. Complete Podiatry now offers GAP FREE* orthoses to all the children we treat. It's just another example of how we are trying to find better ways to help the families we care for.
I'd like all of our amazing clients and friends to help us welcome Alex Taylor to the Complete Podiatry Team! Alex starts working with us in January so let's all make him welcome and help him settle in.