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Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction

Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction: A common treatable cause of foot pain and flat footThe most common cause of a flatfoot deformity in an otherwise healthy person is dysfunction of the tibialis posterior tendon. The tibialis posterior tendon is the main stabilising muscle of the arch of your foot.The diagnosis of tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction at Erica dash podiatry is largely a […]

The Ideal Shoe

What is an inappropriate shoe?Generally speaking, we as podiatrists generally define a shoe as being inappropriate if it has the following features:A worn or slippery soleNo firm heel counterNo fixation i.e. laces, straps, VelcroA heel height greater than 4cmA soft midsole offering no supportA narrow heel with minimal ground contact i.e. stiletto shoes http://cdn2.thegrindstone.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/alexander-mcqueen-shoes-gaga1-640×432.jpgWhat are the dangers of inappropriate footwear?When […]

Vascular Changes Associated with Ageing

Tell me about blood flow to the feet?As with the rest of our body, ensuring that we get adequate blood flow to our feet is crucial to maintaining healthy, intact tissues and structures.There are a number of blood vessels that travel between the very ends of our toes and the heart, for the purpose of this article, we will stick […]

Erica Dash Podiatry

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