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Flat Feet - Pes Planus - Fallen Arches in Vancouver

September 21st, 2009

Flat Feet - Flat feet, also called pes planus or fallen arches, is a condition in which the arch of the foot collapses, with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground. In some individuals (an estimated 20-30% of the general population) the arch simply never develops in one foot (unilaterally) or both feet (bilaterally)

Pronation of the Fo ...

Shin Splints - Treatment in Vancouver, BC Canada

September 16th, 2009

Shin Splints

Shin splints refer to the sharp pains that occur down the front of the lower leg. They are a common complaint, particularly among runners and other athletes. Shin splints is a general term used to refer to a painful condition in the shins. It is often caused by running or jumping, and may be very slow to heal. Formal medical terms include medial tibial syndrome, medial tibia ...