Article Tagged ‘ Stretching ’

Tendinitis of the Lower Extremities

What is Tendinitis? Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon- a thick fibrous cord that attaches the muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, tendinitis in the lower extremities include your knees and ankles. Common types of tendinitis include: Achilles tendinitis, posterior tibial tendinitis, peroneal tendinitis & patellar tendinitis (patella […]

3 Tips to Get Your Feet into Shape in 2017

Generally when we think about getting into shape, our feet do not come to mind.  The condition of our feet plays a big role in our overall health. Here are 3 things you can do to get your feet into shape this year: Walk. “Each step puts your foot through its full range of motion, from […]

Flat Foot

  What is a Flat Foot? Flat foot is a foot deformity in which the arches on the inside of your feet are flattened, allowing the entire soles of your feet to touch the floor. Flat foot can occur when the arches don’t develop during childhood, an injury occurs, wear-and-tear stresses of age, or weight […]

Stay Running with Stretches for Bunion Pain

Bunions don’t have to keep you from your favorite runs. John Hollander, DPM, discusses stretches that can help relieve bunion pain.

Stretching for Injury Prevention

The Human Race is happening May 10th at 8am and will be a fun-filled day of helping out non-profit groups all over Sonoma County. Whether you are walking or running in the 3K or 10K, you will want to know how to prepare properly and stretch for injury prevention. Missing out on this race because […]