Articles by Trevor Prior...

Common foot ailments for walkers

Common foot ailments for walkers

by Trevor Prior

Common foot ailments, symptoms and treatments.

Consulting a podiatrist as a walker

Consulting a podiatrist as a walker

by Trevor Prior

What podiatrists can do for walkers.

Footcare tips

Footcare tips

by Trevor Prior

Take these simple steps to make sure you get the best out of your feet.

Foot anatomy

Foot anatomy

by Trevor Prior

Our feet are incredible pieces of bio-engineering, allowing us to stand upright, walk, run, and carry loads. This article shows how the component parts of our feet work together with split-second timing over a wide variety of ground surfaces and gradients.

Common running injuries - sole of foot pain

Common running injuries - sole of foot pain

by Trevor Prior

Sole of foot pain is usually caused by inflammation of the 'plantar fascia', a structure like a ligament that runs from the bottom of the heel to the ball of the foot and toes.

Common running injuries - shin pain

Common running injuries - shin pain

by Trevor Prior

Runners with shin pain are usually suffering from either shin splints - a catch all term for lower leg pain - or compartment syndrome - a build up of pressure in a muscle compartment of the leg.

Consulting a podiatrist as a runner

Consulting a podiatrist as a runner

by Trevor Prior

How and when to consult a professional and what podiatrists and chiropodists can do for runners.

Common foot problems for runners

Common foot problems for runners

by Trevor Prior

The cause and symptoms, self-help remedies, prevention, long-term treatment and average recovery times for common foot problems.

Foot care for runners

Foot care for runners

by Trevor Prior

Simple steps you can take to make sure you get the best out of your feet.

Foot anatomy

Foot anatomy

by Trevor Prior

Trevor Prior explains the complex anatomy of the foot, and what happens to joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments when you run.

The anatomy of running shoes

The anatomy of running shoes

by Trevor Prior

The running shoe has five major components: last, sole, mid-sole, upper and heel. Trevor Prior examines each component and gives advice on what to look for when buying your next pair of running shoes.

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