The Fit Feet Blog

Plantar Fasciitis – a secret tip to relieve your symptoms

Plantar fasciitis strapping technique step 2

Do your heels hurt first thing in the morning, or after resting? Does the pain ease off after you get moving? Is the pain stopping you from exercising? If you answered yes to any of the above questions then you may be suffering with plantar fasciitis, or as it is…

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Biomechanical Assessments – What it is and when you may benefit from one

An infographic about biomechanical assessment

A biomechanical assessment is the analysis of your body’s movements when standing and walking. The assessment examines how joints of the body are positioned and move, how the many muscles of the body are working (strong or weak), and how one imbalance in the body may affect the position and function…

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Top 5 Tips to aid Heel Pain

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A self care guide to address your current heel pain symptoms For many of us right now, walking and running are our only way to get out of the house and mentally feel better for some exercise and fresh air. This sudden increase in activity for some can lead to…

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What is the difference between a Podiatrist and a Chiropodist?

The words 'same same but different' in neon lights

In short, there is no difference, they are both medical professionals who specialise in lower limb treatments. Always ensure that your podiatrist is HCPC registered at http://www.hpc-uk.org/check-the-register, a requisite for all UK podiatrists. The difference between the professions is geographical and historical. While chiropodist depicts foot specialists in the UK…

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4 Steps to a Perfect Walking Technique

Infographic on walking

Walk locally as much as possible and remember to maintain your social distancing even when in the countryside. Protect our vulnerable and our healthcare system and staff. A great walking technique will give you better comfort, power, and speed. Whether you are a beginner or you want to improve your…

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