Can Running Shoes Be the Solution to Patellofemoral Pain?

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common problem among runners, and treating it can be a challenge for clinicians. One promising treatment option that has gained attention in recent years is the use of minimalist running shoes. These shoes have a low profile and minimal cushioning, which are believed to encourage a more natural running gait and reduce the impact forces experienced by the body while running. Could minimalist running shoes be the key to managing PFP?

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Protect Your Run: How Strength Training Can Reduce the Risk of Running Injuries

At Achieve Podiatry, we understand the importance of strength training in preventing running injuries. As experienced Newcastle podiatrists, we have seen first hand the impact that a lack of strength in certain muscles can have on a runner’s performance and overall foot health. In this blog, we will dive into the science behind why strength training is crucial for reducing the risk of running injuries, and provide tips and exercises to help runners incorporate strength training into their routine.

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Ingrown Nail Treatment – Achieve Podiatry

How do we manage an Ingrown nail? – Written by our Newcastle Podiatrist Blake We commonly see Ingrown nails   We commonly say ingrown nails in the clinic here at Achieve Podiatry Newcastle. We get a lot of questions about the management and treatment of this pathology. This blog will be a resource for patients…

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Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome and Injectables

Our first Research review from our Newcastle Podiatrist Blake. This is something I have always wanted to do. I know the struggle that clinicians go through. Generally, its one of three: You don’t have the time to read the research You don’t have access to full articles You can struggle to interpret the data and…

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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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