The Ideal Foot

  There is no such thing as a perfect foot. But there is certainly an ideal foot – ideal in shape, alignment and functionality. All human bone structures are basically the same, but the form can become distorted when muscles and ligaments pull it out of shape. What does an ideal foot look like? This …

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Stability for the Elderly

Stability and balance usually decline at least a little, as we grow older. Why? Muscle Deterioration Some of it may have to do with brain function deteriorating, but a lot of it is purely physical. The renewal rate of cells slows – this is the whole meaning of ‘ageing’. Muscles, ligaments and tendons lose both …

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Preventing Injury

How do we Prevent Injury? Some people seem to be injury prone – but usually there is an underlying cause. Poor balance, weak muscles, tight muscles, misalignment, etc. Various aids are used to reduce risks – ankle or knee guards, strapping, arch supports, special footwear, gum guards, goggles, head bands, helmets, visors and the like… …

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Inner Soles / Sports Orthotics

The first thing to ask is – ‘What do I want Sport inner soles or Sports Orthotics to do for me?’ Probably the most important thing generally is shock absorption. Many sports shoes are designed specifically with this in mind and all kinds of gel, air and fancy technology are used to provide more and …

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How to Improve Your Golf

What It Is About There are many technical aspects to the improvement of golfing ability, but today we want to reveal and talk about a different approach, which can improve, not only ability, but comfort and pleasure as well. In Golf one immediately thinks ‘swing’… but what is the foundation of a good, balanced swing? …

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Feet and Posture

This diagram shows poor posture in relation to poorly aligned feet and good posture in relation to well-balanced feet. Flat feet are often the result of inherent low muscle tone or a weak muscle structure. The collapse of the arches may cause severe pronation (or inward roll) of the foot and this, in turn, leads …

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