Atopic Dermatitis or eczema as it is commonly known predominantly affects children under 5yrs of age. Eczema is a superficial inflammation of the skin and a myriad of factors can contribute to its development. Often there is a familial history of eczema so genetics does play a role in […]
Over the past couple of years we have seen a bigger push towards minimalistic shoes. But are these shoes doing us any favours, or are they just a new trend/fad that has taken hold?
Firstly we need to look at the feet as an important part of our bodies and […]
We all do it. Some of us do it more than others. Some do it well and others do it poorly. But there is no question in the fact that we as a human race in the 21st Century sit way too much.
Our evolutionary background required us to move […]
Iliotibial Band Syndrome often presents in runners and athletes as pain in the lateral aspect of the knee. The Iliotibial band (ITB) is a thin band of muscle travelling from the top of the pelvis (iliac crest) down past a bony protuberance on the outside of the knee. With […]