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05/05/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

This study found significant differences between the amount of arch lowering in men and women. It discusses the difference between men and women’s foot function and the inherent underlying causes of injury between genders. 

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04/28/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

So what practical advice can we take from this research? For one, you should listen to your gut instincts when choosing both shoes and insoles. 

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04/14/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

What should you be doing to help you enjoy your running?

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04/05/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

This study examined the age-related differences in the biomechanical properties of plantar soft tissues.

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04/01/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

Rheumatoid Arthritis is often the primary cause of joint problems. What a lot of people don’t realize is that it not a disease of the bones but rather an autoimmune disorder where the synovial fluid becomes almost ‘corrosive’. 

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03/24/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

An injection is often a valuable tool in the treatment of certain foot conditions but unless done under guided ultrasound I feel that the potential for damage to healthy tissues is too high.

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03/08/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

Our feet take a real beating everyday and usual we just take it in our stride, But what should you do when something feels worse.

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02/26/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

Custom orthotics are effective at reducing knee pain in female runners with a history of overuse injuries of the knee. The custom orthotics directly affected movement at the ankle and forces in the knee.

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02/23/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

Do high-top shoes reduce ankle inversion? A dynamic x-ray analysis of aggressive cutting in a high-top and low top shoe. Bishop et el. (2013) Footwear Science.

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02/16/2016 Philip Wells Bsc

Philip Wells Bsc

This research provides a good rationale for the adoption of a variety of training methods and footwear to help in reducing injuries related to repetitive training routines while wearing cleats. It also gives indications of the forces in a cleat that may be ‘reduced’ by custom orthotics.

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