Category Archives: Rearfoot Problems

How to Help Your Plantar Fasciitis

What is it? Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain in adults. It is a painful condition of the plantar fascia which is a long ligament that’s role is to pretty much support the arch of the … Continue reading

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Overpronation

What is it? Overpronation is a problem that occurs when the ankle rolls inwards and the arch of the foot flattens. It is widely known in the running community and is widely assumed to be associated with a number of … Continue reading

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

What is it? This occurs when the Achilles tendon tears, most often during sport when the knee is extended and the ankle dorsiflexes. The load during this can be too high for the tendon to take and it then tears. … Continue reading

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Peroneal Tendonitis

Peroneal tendonitis is an overuse injury that happens in athletes. It can be a very persistent problem if not managed properly. The function of the peroneal muscles on the outside of the leg function to support the function of the … Continue reading

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Kohlers Disease

Kohlers disease is a problem if the growing navicular bone in the feet of children. It is due to an interruption of the blood supply to the bone. As the bone is at the top of the arch of the … Continue reading

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Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

What is it? Sinus tarsi syndrome is a problem that causes pain on the outside of the ankle joint. It is most commonly caused by an ankle sprain in which the foot rolls outwards. This stretches the structures in the … Continue reading

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