Knee Pain

Excessive rotational forces from the ground can cause knee pain and damage to knee structures. Custom orthotics provide support and realign the body for efficient weight-bearing posture, reducing strain and improving balance.

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Heel Spur Relief

A heel spur is an abnormal growth of the heel bone caused by calcium deposits forming when the plantar fascia detaches. It can cause extreme pain while standing or walking.

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Understanding Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms and How to Manage Them

Plantar fasciitis, a condition characterized by inflammation of the plantar fascia, is a common source of foot discomfort, especially among runners, athletes, or those on their feet for extended periods. Its hallmark symptom is a stabbing heel pain, often most pronounced with the first steps of the day or following prolonged periods of rest. The pain typically intensifies post-exercise. Besides heel pain, symptoms can include foot stiffness, walking difficulties, and occasionally, heel swelling or redness. Ignoring these symptoms could lead to chronic pain, impeding daily activities. Thus, recognizing these symptoms is critical to seeking timely treatment and effectively managing the condition.

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Flat Feet Over Pronation

Flat feet over pronation is a common biomechanical problem that occurs in up to 80% of the population. This motion can cause extreme stress or inflammation on entire lower limb, pelvis and spine.

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The Foot Alignment Clinic

The Foot Alignment Clinic, Marrickville, Leichhardt, Sydney and Hunters Hill NSW. Contact Neil Smith, Beth Fechner and Gavin Johnston for custom orthotics.

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Sever’s Disease Treatment

Sever’s disease is a common condition that affects children and adolescents who are going through growth spurts. It is caused by inflammation of the growth plate in the heel, and it can be very painful.

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Calf Tightness

Custom orthotics can help alleviate calf pain and tightness by correcting foot alignment, reducing stress, improving biomechanics, and enhancing shock absorption.

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Biomechanics

Bio-mechanics is a multidisciplinary field that combines principles from biology, mechanics, and engineering to study the structure, function, and movement of the human body. It involves analysing how the musculoskeletal system interacts with various external forces to produce motion, stability, and control.

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