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FREE!! Foot health checks 16th July 2015

FREE!! Foot health checks 16th July 2015

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Biomechanics, Blog, Events, Footcare, Summer Feet | 1 comment

Free Foot Health Check   Thursday 16th July Ayres Podiatry will be carrying out free foot health checks and providing free foot care advice at West Heath Pharmacy.   During your free foot health check you will have the chance to discuss any foot, ankle or leg problems that bother you whether it be knee pains when running or dry cracked heels. To...

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Guide To Fitting Shoes

Guide To Fitting Shoes

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Biomechanics, Blog, Footcare | 0 comments

At the chiropody clinic in Congleton I’m often giving advice on buying shoes that fit.  Poorly fitting footwear is one of the biggest causes of foot pain in the developed world.  Here’s a quick guide to buying shoes that fit properly so your shoes help you rather than hurt you (remember these points can be applied to any type of shoe be it a smart...

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Sandbach Day Of Dance

Sandbach Day Of Dance

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Biomechanics, Blog, Footcare | 0 comments

At Sandbach Day Of Dance there will be many Morris Dancers entertaining the crowds and keeping British traditions alive.  Morris dancers are well known for their traditional music, costumes, bells, sticks and clogs. Clogs are a traditional type of footwear defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “thick piece of wood” or a “wooden soled...

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Plantar Fasciitis – a no frills guide

Plantar Fasciitis – a no frills guide

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Biomechanics, Blog | 0 comments

Plantar Fasciitis     What is Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis presents as heel pain usually in one heel though both can be affected. Pain is usually worst first thing in the morning or standing after a prolonged period of rest. In the past it was thought to involve inflammation of the plantar fascia especially where it attaches to the...

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What foot type is this?

What foot type is this?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Biomechanics | 0 comments

  What Foot Type Is This?   Both pictures above are of the same right foot, in the same position but taken from different angles.  The pictures were taken with the person in a relaxed stance.  The picture on the left is a sagittal plane picture of the medial aspect of the foot, the picture on the right is frontal plane picture of the rear...

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Plantar Fascia and the Windlass Mechanism

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in Biomechanics, Blog | 0 comments

Fascia is connective tissue that surrounds various structures within the body.  Like tendons and ligaments fascia is made of collagen fibres that run parallel to the direction of pull.  Fascia is considered to be a passive structure that can transmit mechanical stress throughout the body.  One of the most commonly talked about fasciae is the plantar...

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