Increase Your Stride

Increase Your Stride

Our ankles are bound with sheets of a fibrous band of fascia, called retinaculum. You can imagine that when you sprain your ankle and wrap a crepe bandage around for support, this has a similar look. In our ankles this retinaculum covers various tendons which all help...
Pain and Posture

Pain and Posture

The spine naturally is made up of  a series of curves, which are essential to us as  shock absorbers. They transform the spine from a straight, inflexible rod to a spring, which is able to bend and flex in response to the stress caused by the impact of walking,...

Do you get hip pain?

I have had several clients recently showing similar patterns of tight muscles and resulting hip pain, which seems to come from a common problem. Take a look at this diagram of our ankle joints…. Do you see how many muscles span across the front of the ankle? Now...

Foot arches and pain

When we walk and run, it is vital that the arches of our feet retain their shape. It is very easy and common to ‘flatten’ the arches, especially when running.  Over a prolonged time this can affect our posture and weight distribution up our legs and into...