The short foot exercise is an exercise that is widely recommended for the treatment of flat foot or overpronation. The exercise is carried out by shortening the distance between the heel and the base of the hallux contracting the muscles in the arch to slide the forefoot posteriorly along the ground. There is some controversy Continue reading →
The child’s foot is still growing and we really do not want to interfere with that process. Shoes can interfere with that process and if they are not right can led to problems as adults, such as bunions. There really are two opposing schools of thought on this and has led to some controversy. On Continue reading →
The heel has a fat pad beneath it to help absorb shock and provide cushioning while walking and running. To achieve that there has to be some good integrity of the tissues. Sometimes there can be an atrophy of that fat pad with a loss of those shock absorbing and cushioning properties which then become Continue reading →
This was posted on Facebook: It was caused following the use of a device that is available commercially for getting rid of heel callus. If you do this, be careful.