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Do orthotics help heel pain?

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Heel pain is a common complaint, and orthotics (arch supports) are often prescribed. But are they helpful? In this video Andrew discusses this in the light of the results of a large research study published last week in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. You can read the study here: If you want to see more vegetarian shoes, click here:

Some neck problems need radical treatment!

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Chiropractors see many patients with neck pain from sports injuries. Sometimes these patients have arm pain too, due to nerve compression. Physical treatment and rehabilitation is the normally best way forward for most of these patients. However, a small number of these patients need more radical treatment, surgery, because they have compression of the spinal cord. In this video Andrew discusses this type of injury. There was a good article in the British Medical Journal about this last week. You can read it here:

Do the Dutch have stronger legs than us?

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Did I tell you that I was going to Maastricht last weekend? They have very tall houses there and loads of stairs. I was staying on the very top floor of my friends house, and lost count of how many steps there were to get up there. My thighs were burning by the time I reached my room, and that got me thinking……

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