Not many people know that Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It goes from the heel, all the way to you calf muscle. As you can imagine from its size and location, it has a very important function in simple things like walking. Although it looks and feels stiff, it is a kind of injury that can occur to anybody.
Some people are worried about sport injuries, and that is because doing sport has become a trend more and more popular by the hours. Every day more people start going out for a run, swimming or just hitting the gym Read more
Hallux valgus can be the medial deviation of the first metatarsal, the lateral deviation and/or rotation of the big toe or a prominence of the first metatarsal head. These situations can cause pain when the joint is moved and problems with footwear. However, pain is not always the most obvious symptom. Many patients go to their doctors due to aesthetic reasons.
Why using insoles is going to help you? It goes without saying that it is very common to suffer from pain on our feet. No matter if it is Achilles pain, arch pain or even pain on our toes. We have all been there at some point or another. It is also true that a lot of us have been recommended to use foot insoles. Nevertheless, we are not all completely familiar with this kind of object, how does it work or what it even does. That is why, today, we are going to break down how it works and the benefits of using foot insoles.
Doing some kind of sport has become incredibly common. Everybody is going out for a jog, a swim or a friendly match. Even some people are taking it to the next level by competing at marathons or even triathlons.
It is fairly easy to know someone (or even ourselves) that suffer from conditions like claw toes or bunions. It is not necessary something related exclusively to the elderly, young healthy people can show signs of future bunions and don’t even know about it. Today we are going to look into these situations and we will give you small tips to prevent them or minimize its negative effect.
We take it for granted every day, but our spinal column is under a lot of pressure at all times. Every time we lean to pick what we have dropped or we squat to check underneath something we are forcing our backs to bent and turn.
It is safe to say that we all suffer from back pain at one point or another. Due to having a bad posture or doing certain movements, back pain can appear fairly quick. This kind of pain affects us in many different ways, from stopping us from taking deep breaths due to intense pain to not being able to carry out everyday activities.
It seems like 3D printers have made their way into almost every single industry. But now, a new way of applying this technology has revolutionized the surgical world. Studies affirm that 3D printed vertebral discs and hips prosthesis can be made from this technology saving money, time and improving quality at the same time.