Why Do I Have Pain In The Middle of My Foot ?

Why Do I Have Pain in the Middle of My Foot ? If you have been asking the question ‘why do I have pain in the middle of my foot?’ the chances are you have developed some form of a repetitive strain injury in that foot. Repetitive strain in the middle of your foot can lead […]

Stretching Exercises For Plantar Fasciitis

Stretching Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis !  Virtually everyone  who comes to my office for treatment for plantar fasciitis  have tried stretching exercises for plantar fasciitis relief at one time or another. The frustrating thing for many of them however is that these stretching exercises for plantar fasciitis have either offered only partial, temporary or even […]

Exercises For Pain Management – How Long Should You Keep Them Up ?

The health industry stats for long term compliance with rehabilitation exercise programs make for depressing but perhaps unsurprising reading. Less than 1% of people are still doing their prescribed exercises for chronic complaints after a year, some because they are slack but many because they simply didn’t realise that it was needed. If I reflect on my […]

Should You Keep Training When You Have Pain?

Pain Overview Pain is fundamentally unpleasant, and that’s kind of it’s whole point. If the sensation of touching a hot stove or banging your skull on concrete wasn’t unpleasant you wouldn’t learn what pain has to teach you about health and safety. In other words we are not supposed to do a lot of the […]

Is Concrete The True Cause Of Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a real pain !!!! There aren’t many worse ways to start the day than your first few steps being agonisingly painful. It can become quite scary and frustrating to find that your ability to stand and walk are becoming limited by the pain of plantar fasciitis. I have personally met countless plantar […]

Which Exercises Are Okay To Do If You Have Pain

There are so many frustrating ways that pain has to interrupt your ability to do the exercise you want and need. Many of us find that when we have back pain or hip pain certain lifting movements at the gym become a major trigger for episodes of pain. Niggly knee pain that comes in half […]