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Welcome to the Achieve Podiatry blog, your trusted source for all things related to foot health and well-being. In this article, we will be delving into the intricate world of heel pain and exploring the essential prognostic factors that can help determine its course and outcome. Understanding these factors is crucial in developing effective treatment plans and achieving long-lasting relief. Join us as we unravel the mysteries of heel pain prognosis and gain valuable insights from the experienced team at Achieve Podiatry. Get ready to take a step towards better foot health and a pain-free life.Read More
How Advancement in Bone Science Should Inform the Examination and Treatment of Femoral Shaft Bone Stress Injuries in Running Athletes TAKEAWAYS: Endurance runners (especially female) with a dull ache, made worse with running and better with non-impact activity should be considered to have a bone stress injury unless cleared otherwise. Strength testing, motion testing,…Read More
Midfoot pain can be a debilitating condition that can affect anyone, from athletes to office workers. This type of pain is often felt in the arch of the foot or the middle of the foot and can be caused by a variety of factors, including overuse injuries, stress fractures, and arthritis.Read More
Looking for relief from foot or heel pain in Newcastle? Our blog discusses the effectiveness of injections in improving foot function and reducing pain. While all studies had a high risk of bias, our analysis shows that DPT resulted in short-term improvements in pain and foot function compared to control groups, including exercises and placebo. As a trusted Newcastle podiatrist, we offer personalized treatment plans to help you achieve long-term relief from foot pain.Read More
When it comes to heel pain, it’s important to understand that our psychological health plays a significant role in our experience of pain. Studies have shown that factors such as pain catastrophizing, a tendency to magnify the threat value of pain stimuli, and depressive symptoms are all prevalent in individuals with heel pain. In fact, research has found that these psychological factors can account for up to 40% of the variance in patients’ heel pain, even before a formal orthopedic diagnosis is made.
This is not to say that physical causes of heel pain, such as plantar fasciitis or heel spurs, should be ignored. Rather, it highlights the importance of considering the psychological and emotional factors that may be contributing to the severity and persistence of heel pain. By addressing these factors in addition to providing orthopedic treatment, we can help patients achieve better outcomes and improve their overall quality of life.
It’s important for health professionals to recognize the role of psychological factors in pain, especially in heel pain. It’s not just about the physical treatment but also addressing the emotional and mental side of the pain. To effectively manage heel pain, healthcare professionals should work with patients to identify and address psychological and emotional factors that may be exacerbating their pain, in addition to providing traditional orthopedic treatment.Read More
“There were no statistically significant associations between lifetime occupation type and the presence of ROA of the first MPJ” Cherry, L. Gates, N. K. Arden & C. J. Bowen The study aim was to determine whether lifetime occupation was associated with the presence of radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) in women.…Read More
If you haven’t already – head over to Next Gen Physio’s website to read part 1. Now you know everything you can do to work around bone Stress injuries. How can we get back running? It is incredibly important that your return to running (RTR) is guided by evidence-based concepts that are easily implemented. Easy…Read More
Picking the best hiking shoes can be difficult! Knowing what to look for can be hard but getting the fit right is incredibly important. Our Newcastle Podiatrist Blake explains what to look for.Read More
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.Read More