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Stretch of the Month

Posted on 29 March, 2016 at 9:00 Comments comments (1)

Foot and Ankle Rotations


1. Move your foot and ankle in a circle as large as possible


2. You should feel no more than a mild to moderate stretch.


3. Repeat 10 - 20 times provided the exercise is pain free.


4. Don't forget to do both directions

Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

Posted on 23 August, 2015 at 1:55

Tendonitis in the foot is a common problem because we use our feet continuously when playing sport. One of the most frequently affected tendons is the posterior tibial tendon, a structure that is normally hard at work, throughout the contact phase of gait (when the foot is in contact with the ground).


The posterior tibial tendon runs behind the inside bump on the ankle, across the instep, and attaches to the bottom of the foot. It is held in place by thick fibrous tissues w...

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