Search site

Forget Plantar Fasciitis in five steps
Forget Plantar Fasciitis in five steps 28 Jan 2019

At Capital Physio we pride ourselves on helping you feel better quickly. We also love to help you understand your injury or condition in detail. Today the spotlight is on plantar fasciitis. Nick Chatziviltsos, Chartered Physiotherapist at Capital Physio, is [...]

Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips
Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips 14 May 2018

It’s almost time for the Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon. We will probably soon see runners taking to the streets in vibrant East London to get their hands on a well-deserved medal. Whether you’re a beginner when it comes to pounding [...]

What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help?
What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help? 22 Feb 2017

Heel pain can be an athlete’s dread. When a GP or a physiotherapist tells you that you have ‘Plantar fasciitis’ the connotations surrounding this can all seem negative. However, you will be pleased to hear that it is not all [...]

Achilles Tendinitis – Healing the Achilles Heel
Achilles Tendinitis – Healing the Achilles Heel 10 Jun 2016

What is Achilles tendinopathy? The Achilles is the tendon found at the bottom of the calf and joins the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus) to the heel bone. The Achilles tendon has to tolerate the highest loads in the body [...]

Jump Feet First into Christmas – Don’t Let Heel Pain Ruin Your Christmas Cheer!
Jump Feet First into Christmas – Don’t Let Heel Pain Ruin Your Christmas Cheer! 14 Dec 2015

Introduction: Plantar fasciitis, a pain or discomfort to the mid foot and heel, will affect 1 in 10 people across the UK. It is most common in those aged between 40-60 years and is twice as common in women as it [...]