Calf Stretches for foot pain

2020-08-27T17:27:21+10:00August 27th, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage, Helping yourself|

Stretching your calves (Gastrocs and Soleus) helps with ankle (achilles) tightness, calf tightness and pain under your feet. Stretching is simple but needs to be done correctly. Gastrocs muscle-straight leg stretch Make sure your feet are parallel and not off at an angle. Stretch for 30s to a minute You should feel the stretch at the [...]

Self help for Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

2020-04-19T14:13:58+10:00April 6th, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage|

Self help strategies for heel pain are quite straight forward and effective. Another name for heel pain is Plantar fasciitis.  It is a very common cause of heel pain. It's caused by inflammation and strain on the plantar fascia which is a band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot. The heel pain will [...]

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