Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome is a myofascial syndrome whereby the piriformis muscle (due to excessive work in trying to stabilize the hip) develops trigger points. Increased tension in this muscle can cause entrapment of the sciatic nerve and hence sciatic like symptoms. As...

Patella Maltracking Treatment

If your base of support (your feet) is not stable then the muscles of the lower limb, pelvis and back are overworking to compensate. A pronated foot is likely to overwork the lateral compartments of the calf and thigh hence resulting in micro trauma, soft tissue...

Pelvic Imbalance Treatment

Pelvic imbalance may arise from a multitude of causes including lifestyle and occupational habits. Interestingly the shape of your feet and your leg length can put uneven strain on your pelvis. A recurrent pelvic imbalance (“upslip”, “inflare” etc.) may be due to an...

Muscle Imbalance

If you suffer from pain and discomfort, your body tries to make allowance. Muscle imbalance refers to the balance between strength and length of muscles acting around one or more joints. Muscles respond to the stresses placed upon them. Therefore it is of utmost...

Insoles For Flat Feet

Arch Support Shoes Or Arch Support Insoles. What Should I Get? What are Arch Support Shoes. If you suffer from arch issues or are prone to plantar fasciitis, there are plenty of shoes out there that claim to be able to support your feet. Most are generic in nature and...

Osteoarthritis Treatment

Osteoarthritis Treatment Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that mostly affects the cartilage. Cartilage is the slippery tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint. Healthy cartilage allows bones to glide over one another. It also absorbs energy from the...