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Most shin pain is gradual, onset and intimately related to a number of mechanical causes which if managed appropriately lead to successful recovery. Since most injuries to the calf / Achilles tendon region are gradual in onset treatment focuses on identifying and managing the underlying causes of the injury which are often biomechanical in nature.

Over-pronation of the foot is a common underlying cause in all of the pathologies described above, and is often driven by variations in foot shape and structure (‘skeletal drivers’) such as an external tibial torsion, a rearfoot varus or forefoot supinatus, and hallux limitus. Other individuals present with a rigid foot type with limited shock absorption at heel strike, often associated with bone stress fractures.

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Director of Physiotherapy

Nick graduated in 1997

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