Speciality of Podiatrists and a different diagnosis

We see a a lot of patients here in Newcastle who have been given the diagnosis of an Achilles Tendinopathy when it may actually be a Paratendon. The Paratendon is the sheath that encompasses the Achilles tendon. The treatment is completely different. Remember, if things aren’t improving, it is important to check the diagnosis.

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The important parts of athletic shoes! Lifting v running shoes? Squishy v hard?

This video summarises great cushioned footwear at an affordable price range. The important parts of athletic shoes! Lifting v running shoes? Squishy v hard? ¬†Currently there are approximately 1233 different shoe brands on the market. Imagine trying to work out between them which is best. Podiatrists typically understand footwear to some degree. However, with the…

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Myths About Foot Orthoses

Foot orthoses, otherwise referred to as foot orthotics are specially designed shoe inserts that help redistribute forces throughout the lower limb. Blake has provided some insight on what foot orthoses really are and has helped to bust common foot orthoses myths.

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