The Talus is one part of the bones in your ankle. It is the highest bone of the foot, located just below the point where the lower leg unites with the foot.
What is Plantar Fasciitis? – Blog By Emily Shortal This common foot condition is pronounced – “Plan-tar fash–ee-eye-tus”. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. Repetitive stress to the plantar fascia can cause pain. It is a thick, fibrous ligament on the sole of the foot running from the toes to the heel bone. […]
What are stress fractures? – Blog By Rhian Davies A stress fracture is an overuse injury where there is an overload of stress to the bone resulting in a tiny crack. This occurs when the stress of repetitive loads overwhelms the ability of the bone to repair itself and these cracks begin to occur within […]
What is a sprained ankle? – Blog By Kara Giannone An ankle sprain occurs when your ankle ligaments are overstretched. They can vary greatly in severity from a minor “rolled ankle” to a complete ligament rupture with or without bone tendon or muscle injury. They are graded as 1, 2 or 3 depending on the severity. […]
What is a Tendon and Tendinopathy? A tendon is a strong band of fibrous tissue that connects a muscle to the bone. The role of a tendon is to transmit force between the muscle and bone and act a shock absorber especially in the lower limb. Pathology or injury to a tendon is referred to […]
SEVER’S DISEASE Sever’s disease or “calcaneal apophysitis” is a common condition affecting children. It is characterized by an insidious onset of heel pain that usually worsens rapidly. It can be develop in any child but more commonly affects physically active children, and is more common in boys. It develops just before puberty and is most […]