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The Fasciitis Fighter, a high load strength training device that tackles plantar fasciitis. Designed by Gold Coast physiotherapist Hamish Vickerman The Fasciitis Fighter, a high load strength training device that tackles plantar fasciitis. Designed by Gold Coast physiotherapist Hamish Vickerman Struggling to make it to the physiotherapy clinic? The podiatry clinic? These tools may help. Struggling to make it to the physiotherapy clinic? The podiatry clinic? These tools may help. For some, going to the physiotherapist or podiatrist on a weekly or fortnightly basis is near impossible. Whether it is the demands of their job, family or the financial outlay,...

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Shin splints treatment has been poorly managed for runners around the globe. Shin pain is now solved for runners with a clinically trialled medical device removing the need to simply rest up or try an alternative hit and miss approach to treatment.

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What are shin splints? Medial tibial stress syndrome, or more commonly referred to as "shin splints" is an injury of the lower leg that is frequently seen in runners. Usually described as a "dull ache" or "burn" along the border of your shin bone, shin splints are known to be painful when running (and for some sufferers, when they get out of bed). Does the bottom third of the inside of shin bone hurt to touch? This is another symptom, even if you experience pain higher up.  Shin splints tend to occur when you've had a sudden increase in your...

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Gym's are closed. It is time to take up running. If you're anything like me, staying home all day is driving you a bit crazy. While I am a firm believer in social distancing and working from home to slow the spread of the virus, my legs are restless and I need to get back to running.  For the past few months I've toned the running down to 2 x 6km warm-up sessions ahead of a gym workout plus an additional 8 - 10km session ahead of my Saturday gym session.  I never stopped running, but now, I plan on...

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