Plantar Fasciits or a Bruised Heel? Heel pain is probably the most common type of foot pain that I see in my clinics on a regular basis, often several a week. Although often diagnosed as Plantar Fasciits there are many other causes, and the treatment is different for each one, so vitally important that you…

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Common Causes of Forefoot Pain

An athlete with foot pain sitting on grass

Common causes of forefoot pain   Pain in the forefoot can be a common and debilitating condition, affecting people of all ages and lifestyles. There are several possible causes of forefoot pain, ranging from acute injuries to chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common causes.   Metatarsalgia: Metatarsalgia is a general term to…

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Stress Fractures – The Facts

Stress fractures – The facts Stress fractures occur when there is a small hairline crack in the bone, usually in the lower limb. Common sites are the foot and shin, or tibia. Unlike common fractures, which are caused by a sudden impact, stress fractures are caused by overuse and are therefore most common in athletes…

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What can cause pain on the top of your foot?

What can cause pain on the top of your foot? Finding the cause of pain on the top of the foot can be a tricky problem to manage, as it has many causes and Dr Google isn’t always helpful in tracking down the solution. Here is a list of the 3 most common causes of…

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