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Footwear, breaking the myths

Firstly many thanks for the huge response following the first blog, lets keep this momentum going. I thought the picture above was very current, with the recent hype of using the ‘extra’ eyelet in the trainer. I will speak about other lacing techniques in a different blog. Right let’s get started. The footwear industry is…

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Heel Pain

There are many causes of heel pain and it is the most common type of pain we see here at NK Active. There are many causes of heel pain with the most common being Plantar Fascia pain, below are a few common causes of heel pain. Plantar Fasciitis / Plantar Fasiosis /Chronic Plantar heel pain…

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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome aka Shin Splints

With marathon season fast approaching many are in training mode, and one of the most common injuries I see at this time in my clinic is medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). This commonly gets called ‘shin splints’ which is a catch all term to explain leg pain on exercise and is not a diagnosis. There…

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