Plantar fasciitis – important new research by Michael Rathleff

Plantar fasciitis can be a nuisance to treat and, to date, we've had little high quality evidence to guide us. Today's blog represents an exciting new direction in treating this stubborn condition. For some time we've noted the similarities between plantar fascial problems and tendinopathy. Back in 2006 Scott Wearing wrote an excellent paper on […]

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Caution! Extreme views!…

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Every now and then an article ruffles my feathers. Extreme views and flimsy justifcations providing aweful advice seem to really get to me. This cartoon, tweeted by @SandyHiltonPT really sums it up; Picture source In the past we've had 'glutes […]

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Gait changes for Plantar Fasciitis

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Plantar Fasciitis (PF – more correctly termed Plantar Fasciopathy, or Plantar Heel Pain) is a common and often challenging condition in runners. At present there is a lack of high quality evidence to guide its treatment. The development of PF […]

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Should I stop running?

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. One of the things that connects runners of all abilities is the simple desire to run. It gives us something that nothing else does. Without it we're tetchy and irritable, with it we're glad to be alive. So when someone […]

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