Tibilais Posterior/Anterior Tendonitis

Tibialis Posterior or Tibialis Anterior Tendonitis is inflammation of the specific tendon due to overuse. This is a common injury in football players, dancers, speed skaters, and long distance runners. Individuals will experience pain and decrease strength in the particular tendon. Physiotherapy for tibialis posterior or anterior tendonitis will consist of: stretching, strengthening of […]

Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are common in athletes involved in sports with running and jumping. Repetitive stress to the leg results in the loss of shock absorption. Individuals with stress fractures are irritated by activities such as running, walking, jumping or wearing improper footwear (e.g. footwear that lacks arch support). Individuals usually feel better with rest […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick tissue, along the sole of your foot. This condition results in significant pain with the first few steps in the morning and with prolonged walking. Plantar fasciitis may coincide with heel spurs. Individuals with plantar fasciitis can benefit from physiotherapy to help with pain […]

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. It may be caused by multiple factors such as: overuse, trauma or strain (e.g. playing tennis), recreational sports (person unaccustomed to particular exercise) or excessive tightness of calf muscles. The person will experience pain in the area above the heel. The pain is usually present […]