What is an achilles tendon rupture? The achilles tendon is made up of many strong fibres and connects your calf muscles to your heel bone. This powerful tendon provides the power to push off in walking and running. Did you know?The achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. Unfortunately this tendon can partially […]
Musculoskeletal is the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of biomechanical conditions primarily affecting the lower limbs.
Conditions may lead to acute or long-term problems and often referred to as over-use injury.
A common question is which podiatry appointment should I choose, especially if you have never been to Zest Podiatry & Physio. Are you are new to the area? Have you been having regular foot care elsewhere? Do you have a new query or are you after some help? We offer a number of appointments in […]
I am unsure which clinician I should see for my pain, an MSK podiatrist or a physiotherapist. How do you manage appointments at Zest? At Zest Podiatry & Physio we have podiatrists and a physio that can treat you. Our podiatrists focus on the lower limb (knee down) and our physio focuses on the knees […]
Athletic runners are looking for ways in which to improve their running economy, decreasing their times – hence running faster! Running economy and Vo2 max? Running economy is described by Sinclair et al.2016, as a reflection of oxygen required to maintain running velocity. Vo2 max is a measure of the maximum amount of oxygen your body […]
What is Run3D: It is a sophisticated gait analysis tool that measures your gait in 3 dimensions – either walking or running. Unlike the video capture of your gait at the running shop, 3D capture brings a whole new level of information that only used to be possible in a hospital setting or for elite […]