Do you suffer from pain in the front part of your foot? Does it hurt to run or wear high heel shoes? You may be suffering a very common forefoot complaint called Morton’s neuroma.
1. Not Warming Up…Properly
“Warming up” is about more than just increasing blood and oxygen supply to the muscles before higher intensity training, although this is an important principle. Something that is more commonly over looked by runners is the priming and activation of muscles which are going to be utilised in the upcoming training session. Priming the muscles is important as it prepares them for activity after a time of rest, whether that’s sitting at a desk all day or rolling out of bed to start the day.
Lately we’ve been seeing more and more people suffering with heel pain.Heel pain can be completely debilitating for those that suffer with it.
If you’re suffering with heel pain or know someone who is, it’s painful,
If you play footy whether it is recreationally or competitively you have either experienced some sort of lower limb injury, or at least know of someone
who has. With the stress of the constant
sprinting, jumping, tackling and zig zagging the injury could be a due to repetitive trauma over an extended period of time or singular incident of direct trauma – look at Dane Swan, he’s had his career ended thanks to a foot injury. Thus, preventing foot injuries are key to making sure you have long and successful footy years.
The Glycerin 13 is Brooks premier traditionally neutral runner boasting Super DNA cushioning technology which provides up to 25% more cushioning than its predecessor, giving a soft landing under foot for even the heavier striking runners. The 3D printed seamless upper reduces shearing, minimising the possibility of blistering in a properly fitted shoe and gives a mild support as it hugs the foot with the addition of the aptly named saddle wraps. Brooks claims the shoe to have ideal pressure zones throughout the outsole and a rounded heel which keeps the body in its ideal alignment. The body will naturally find its best striking pattern to minimise metabolic cost if the individual is not trying to specifically follow a particular type of running techniques, therefore the idea of having ideal pressure zones is very much debatable as a concept.
Secondly, the rounded heel to keep the body in ideal alignment is also a questionable statement.
Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s disease) is the most common cause of heel pain in children 5 to 13 years of age. Pain at the apophysis
We all strive to beat our previous run time. It’s easy to just go out and run faster but how do we do that without getting injured ?
The sesamoids are found under the big toe joint head. Sesamoid injury are responsible for approximately 9% of foot and ankle injuries and 1-2% of running injuries. Sesamoid pain is commonly localised but can be associated with joint aches, sharp stabs or irritating niggles. With respects to medical imaging, plain radiograph is best taken in weight-bearing …