Achilles tendinopathy or generally known as achilles tendinitis is a common condition characterised by localised pain and swelling at the achilles tendon. The achilles is a large tendon connecting the major calf muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus, to the heel bone. During a calf contraction tension is put through the achilles tendon and if [...]
The benefits of foam rolling for runners. Great for a massaging tool and for strength exercises
Barefoot Running or Natural Running Is barefoot running just a new trend? Or are we just trying to get back to our roots. Initially when I heard about barefoot running I was a bit sceptical, but then soon enough I got hooked too. After doing extensive research over the past nine months and having attended [...]
Plantar Fasciitis is a Running Injury For having the Run Melbourne just pass, a lot of those that ran may be quite sore. For those with severe foot pain as a result pay close attention as you may have plantar fasciitis. The Plantar Fascia is a broad, dense fibrous connective tissue that runs across the [...]
What are shin splints and how can they be treated?