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What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury that occurs when your foot rolls inwards or outwards, causing you to fall and overstretch the structures on that aspect of your foot. This can occur while missing a step while walking downstairs or tripping over an object on the ground. More commonly, an outwards ankle sprain occurs, called a lateral ankle sprain, leading to injuries to your ligaments and...

The prevalence of bunions, formally known as Hallicus Abductovalgus, is ever growing in Australia. With almost a quarter of the population between the ages of 18-65 stating that they experience some sort of deviation or pain in the first toe joint and over 35% in the population of 65+ (Nix, Sheree, Bill 2010). But why does the prevalence of bunions continue to rise, especially so in females compared to males...

The non-surgical way of removing bunion pain Are you struggling to find shoes wide enough to accommodate for your big toe joint? Do you find shoes and then after a short period of time the inside of the shoe starts to rub against the big toe joint? Are you fretting putting you shoes on every morning before work because you know at the end of the day, you’ll end up in...

In addition to having an effective running program, it is important to have methods of recovery in place. Recovery involves reducing muscle fatigue and soreness to allow our bodies to function as they did prior to a training session. This part of a training program had been often overlooked and is one that running shoes companies have begun investing into in recent years due to the increased importance of recovery....

The next stage for your training for the City2Surf is have an effective strength training program. A strength program is present to ensure that our lower limb and core muscles have the endurance and ability to handle the 14-kilometre race without causing any injuries and minimal fatigue. The three exercises that I will cover are targeting your gluteus, quadriceps, hamstring and calf muscles. Single Leg Squat (3 sets x 10 repetitions, both...