Mar 6, 2022
Brodie Chats with Podiatrist, researcher & podcast host
Ian Griffiths about different running foot conditions and answers
your patron questions:
1.) Big toe OA:
Patron question: Any tips for managing great toe
arthritis? Also, can the loss of function due to this condition
create problems elsewhere?
2.) Sinus Tarsi syndrome:
Patron question: Are there any management recommendations for
sinus tarsi syndrome?
3.) Plantar plate:
Patron question: What is your take on strengthening/rehab
for plantar plate injuries?
4.) Fat Pad pain:
Patron question: Is it possible to increase the thickness of
fat pads on feet or at least prevent a decrease with
5.) Morton's neuroma:
Patron question: Are there any exercises that are likely to
aggravate Morton's neuroma?
Other patron Qs:
"I have a couple of distinct pains in my feet. When I am
running there is no pain, post-run - hours later, I have a strong
burning to the side of each foot and heels.
"What foot exercises, if any does Ian recommend for persistent
"What does Ian recommend for footwear outside of running from
an injury prevention standpoint"
"I constantly get sore toes (aching). I have plenty of toe
room, shoes are good length/width, I have changed shoes with the
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