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How to choose running shoes

With more choice than ever, how do we choose the right running shoe? Running has seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years and we now have a greater choice than ever when it comes to running shoes: minimalist, maximalist, neutral, stability, motion control, cushioned….. the list goes on. Historically we have been told…

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Coming to terms with injury

We are absolutely delighted to present our first guest blog; it comes from ‘The Running Princess’ Allison McArthur.  Allison is an experienced marathon runner, avid Parkrunner and prolific blogger (you can follow her excellent blog here).  Allison wrote this blog a little while ago as she was coming to terms with a lower leg injury…

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My child has flat feet, should I worry?

One of the biggest reason for children visiting the clinic, is because of flat-foot.  Flat-foot is very common in children, and often causes great concern for parents. Don’t panic- children are almost always flat-footed when they begin walking. Due to laxity of the ligaments in the foot, the medial arch at the inside of the…

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Do I have a corn?

Are corns making walking painful? Corns are small areas of thickened skin that usually develop on the tops and sides of toes, or on the sole of the foot and are caused by excessive friction or pressure.  The most common cause of corns is wearing shoes that fit badly.  If your shoes are too tight,…

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