Plantar Fasciitis Taping Vs Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Introduction Plantar fasciitis is notoriously difficult to treat, thankfully though difficult is not the same as ‘impossible’. The difficulty in getting treated successfully is partly due to the sheer number of management options available. The number of possible ways to manage plantar fasciitis makes it tough to know which you should pursue. One of the […]

The Surprising Science (and Non-Science)of Enduring Pain.

The Science Of Pain Endurance One of the most surprising truths about the biology of pain, is that pain does not happen in the body. Now, before you ask for a complete refund, bear with me a moment. Just because pain feels like it’s in the body, it doesn’t mean that it is. Sensory perception […]

Should I Wear Custom Orthotics For Flat Feet?

Flat Feet Intro Flat feet and the problems that go with them are the most common reason for people to seek a custom orthotics prescription. Having flat feet can be a serious cause of pain and injury for many people, this is old knowledge. Even back in the day when they were screening soldiers for […]

Plantar Fasciitis Under the Microscope – The True Cause of Plantar Fasciitis 

Introduction To Plantar Fasciitis The term plantar fasciitis (pronounced plantar fash-ee-eye-tis) is somewhat scientifically outdated – its literal translation meaning ‘foot inflammation’ specifically in the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is ligamentous sheet made of flexible, fibrous tissue –  and it stretches from the heel bone to the ball of the foot. The plantar fascia forms […]

Shockwave Therapy For Pain Management

This prospective, randomized and single-blinded study to measure the influence of shock wave therapy on patients with low back pain. In todays world there are many ways of treating and managing lower back pain and sciatic pain. The common medical approach for lower back pain therapy is still mainly pharmacological – which definitely has its […]

Are Migraines Really ‘Caused’ By Issues With Blood Flow To The Brain?

The Classic Explanation For Migraine Migraine is defined as ‘recurrent attack of headache that are commonly unilateral and accompanied by gastrointestinal and visual disorders’.  Although I am not sure that’s the exact wording used by most migraine sufferers describe their migraines Your average white coat type would explain migraine as  “a complex neurovascular disorder involving […]