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Pain and Sleep

You need both pain and sleep to survive. Pain is a signal of bodily harm that motivates you to do something about it. You sleep to maintain homeostasis and optimise all bodily functions. Pain can influence sleep, and sleep can influence pain. Can you recall the time when back pain or arthritic pain kept you …

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Retrocalcaneal Bursitis treatment and advice from melbourne podiatrist

Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

We were on holiday. Walking around the concrete jungle of NYC when my partner’s heel blew up. There was this incredible sharp pain every step from where her heel rubbed against the back of her shoe. “You’ve got retrocalcaneal bursitis” I helpfully offered as a diagnosis, “we’ll need to get some different shoes”. Well, turns …

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Baxter’s Nerve Entrapment treatment advice from experienced melbourne podiatrist

Baxter’s Nerve Entrapment

Baxter’s nerve entrapment is the middle child of plantar heel pain. So often overlooked and missed as a diagnosis because everyone’s paying attention to the other siblings plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. For many people with heel pain they only hear about a diagnosis of Baxter’s nerve entrapment after spending months and months treating their …

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achilles tendonitis treatment plan and advice from expert podiatrist

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis is one of the more common forms of heel pain. In this post you’ll find all the information our podiatrists and physiotherapists use to teach and treat achilles tendon pain. What is Achilles Tendonitis Achilles tendonitis is the old fashioned term for a painful problem around the achilles tendon. In these modern times …

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