In this brief article I want to encourage everyone to write and here I use some examples of people who have been able to benefit from joining with me at ConsultingFootPain through Busypencilcase Reflective Communications. Anyone can write and help is close at hand.
This is a second part of a two part article on pain and medication with an emphasis on the foot. Both articles are general and the reader should seek other topics available on this website consultingfootpain.co.uk
The second ankle joint is often unspoken about because it is little understood by the public at large. Even qualified health professionals struggle. With the help of some diagrams and carefully selected videos David will take you through this joint to open up more about why we sprain our ankle.
The big question why some of us deteriorate faster than others remains an interesting topic. Should we exercise and are there consequences. As usual a few examples are used, not least from my own life’s experience.
Taylor Downing writes for his village magazine a short piece on walking, the benefits and science based on a recent book he shares by Shane O’Mara. ConsultingFootPain is delighted to be able to reproduce this article with his kind permission with a little bit of editorial comments.
Barney works in the leisure industry and so can see the efforts of people trying to keep fit and lose weight. Here he writes about the well known balance between effort in exercise and energy loss versus taking in energy as food. He has added some worked examples for those who want a bit more information
Few lay readers may be unaware that there are three joints around the ankle and the most important bone is the talus. This is the last of 3 articles covering this vital joint and the movement that it provides being essential for human function.
When it comes to walking we know how easy it is to hurt the ankle. But do we really understand why the ankle is weak and how to guard again damage? In this first article the author covers the true ankle joint explaining when the foot and ankle are more stable.
Many people say, “when your feet hurt, you hurt all over!” Having a trusted go to information site is important. I want you to feel this site has reliable and worthwhile information. My information is mostly intended for the lay reader. More complex information can be found amongst Clinical articles.
Shin splints are common and do not affect runners and sports people alone. I look at the gait cycle to offer some explanation as to the origins of the problem and offer videos and self help information.