A runner jumping in a grassy field

I am very much looking forward to reopening Active Podiatry’s doors, albeit on a limited basis, from Monday 1st June. My main concern is for all our health and safety and myself and my team have carefully considered professional, scientific and government advice in deciding who I can treat at the Practice given the current…

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An athlete with foot pain sitting on grass

Up to 80% of the population will suffer from foot and ankle pain at some point in their lives. Whether caused by a sporting injury, a painful corn or an ingrown toe nail, foot and ankle pain can stop us from doing the exercise activites we love, whether that is going for a run, a…

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Patient receiving Shockwave Therapy treatment for a tendon injury

  What is extracorporeal shockwave therapy? Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a highly effective treatment which directs a series of high-energy impulses to the affected area of an injured muscle or tendon using a specialised piece of equipment.       How does it work?  1) The treatment produces an inflammatory response around the injured…

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A runner jumping in a grassy field

Dealing with running injuries as I do on a regular basis, one of the questions I most commonly get asked by runners is ‘when can I return to running?’ I know as a runner that, when you get injured, you have mixed feelings. On the one hand you obviously want to get back to running…

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