A corn is a focal area of thickened skin that forms as a result of pressure, friction or rubbing. Typically, they are found over prominences of the foot e.g. on the top of hammer toes (caused by rubbing from footwear), over a bunion, or on sole of the foot (usually caused by focal pressure over a bony joint related to your gait pattern/how you walk and footwear).
Corns cause pain and reduced mobility, and if left untreated or treated incorrectly (see below) can become infe
Got plantar fasciitis? Exercises are KEY. (Boring, but KEY).
I recommend checking out my old classmate Benn Boshell's videos on YouTube Repeat these exercises as often as you can throughout the day. Hold each stretch for 20 - 30 seconds. Images courteously borrowed from here. These images are used frequently throughout the NHS literature, unfortunately I do not know who the original author/artist is. And it's plantAr fasciitis, not plantEr... !! Questions? Get in touch. #pl
Getting pain in your heel when you get up in the morning or on getting up after being sat down for a while? Drawing pain in the heel or arch of the foot after you’ve been stood up for a while? A burning pain in the foot at night? Pain that is triggered by exercise, improves on exercising and then comes back afterwards? You may have Plantar Fasciitis. What is it?
The Plantar Fascia is a band of ligamentous-type tissue which joins the heel to the base of the toes. It is there t