6 Shoe Mistakes That Could Be Causing Your Foot Pain

Shoe Mistakes

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings so that you can slip your work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds…

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How To Ease Ankle Pain As Soon As It Strikes And Return To Exercise Safely

Running Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace, you finally feel like you’ve got it in you to run a little further than you did last time, then all of a sudden OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch and give running…

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Plantar Fasciitis: How To Limit It And Avoid Other Ankle Injuries Or Pain…

Plantar fascitis

Luckily, Plantar fasciitis is MUCH easier to explain than it is to pronounce. It’s basically an injury which you’d recognize from a very sharp ‘pin prick’ like pain underneath your foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term problem with an Achilles tendon that wasn’t properly fixed, from wearing running shoes…

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What If Your Knee Pain is Caused by Your Ankles? And Back Pain From Your Hips…

Body Aches

Feel pain when you walk, get out of bed, exercise and go about your day? Something could be out of balance (and it’s probably not what you think!) At Preferred Physical Therapy we help people daily with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain… and it’s safe to say that imbalances or asymmetries…

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Why Your Ankle Pain Keeps Coming Back And How To Ease It

Foot and Ankle Pain

Here’s my latest post on why your ankle pain keeps coming back and how to ease it The Achilles tendon sits at the back of your heel and is also the thickest tendon in your body. A lot of the time if someone asks about ankle pain, it tends to be related to this tendon.…

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After An Injury, Do I Run… Or Rest?

Run or Rest

I see many people not giving themselves the best chance of staying active and healthy, simply because they don’t receive the best advice – and that’s unfortunate. So I’d like to take a moment to address a question that is commonly asked of me; One that I think is vitally important to make understood. ===…

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6 Shoe Mistakes that Could be Causing your Foot Pain

Shoe Pile

If you’ve ever hobbled off of the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings so that you can slip your new pain of work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause…

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Plantar Fasciitis: How to Limit it and Avoid Other Ankle Injuries or Pain…

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is much easier to explain than it is to pronounce. So I’ll try my best: It’s basically an injury which you’d recognize from a very sharp ‘pin prick’ like pain underneath your foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term problem with an Achilles tendon that wasn’t properly fixed,…

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Sports Injuries: Why “Exercises” Don’t Always Work… And How To Make Sure The Ones You’re Doing, Are!

Exercise

Let’s talk… About why MOST exercises NEVER work. (Like the person injured and doing them, hopes). This is largely because they are being done at the wrong time, for the wrong reason and in the wrong order. There’s a myth out there that anytime a person gets injured, it’s all about just doing “some exercises”.…

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Strengthening The Arch of Your Foot

Foot Arch

Why Strengthen the Foot Arch? Strengthening the arch has shown great results in overall improved foot support and helps in decreasing foot fatigue. Today, we will be discussing the most effective method to strengthen the arch of the foot in order to avoid future injury and chronic issues. After all, the feet are responsible for…

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