Orthotics

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Foot Drop Causes and Solutions

Have you ever been out and about and noticed someone dragging their foot? As orthotists, it is a condition we regularly treat in our clinics as there are so many different causes. Luckily, there are many treatment options available.

Foot drop describes the inability to raise the foot due to weakness caused by varying conditions which we’ll explain in this article. For individuals with this weakness in the foot, visually you may see the foot drag and unfortunately this can lead to trips and falls.

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Negative Pressure Treatment – An Innovative Therapy Method for Faster Recovery

Author: Mira Väyrynen, PT, M.H.Sc

 

Recovery is an essential part of the training program for high-level performance and continued improvement (Dalleck 2019). Lack of recovery, trauma, overuse or prolonged stress of the tissue structures are common examples of the causes for sport injuries (Bahr et al 2015). There are several treatments that are usually performed after sports injury aiming to speed up the recovery process.