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Why wait till it hurts

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Achilles tendon rupture, from rupture to rehab

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 […]

In pain when I exercise, which clinician should I see?

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 […]

Can trainers make me run faster?

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 […]

Run3D – what is it?

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 […]

Abingdon Marathon 2022

The Abingdon Marathon 2022 opens this week, entry is available to book from 11th March 2022. Race is October 23rd 2022. Why enter the Abingdon marathon? The Abingdon marathon is a flat track which is great for first-time marathoners. It is a small marathon, thus only small number of participant spaces, the organisers are expecting […]

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