How We Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a fairly common disease of the foot, which is manifested by pain in the medial area of ​​the longitudinal plantar arch that can radiate to the heel (patients with heel problems) and / or to the ends of the metatarsals. Adults between the ages of 30 and 60 with occupations that involve a lot of time spent standing are usually affected by. Plantar pain usually occurs insidiously and progressively worsens over the course of a few months, reaching moderate to severe pain. The patient ends up going to the doctor and is diagnosed with plantar fasciitis only 2-3 months after the first of symptoms.

Plantar fascia is one of the most common causes of heel pain. This involves the inflammation of a thick strip of tissue that passes through the lower leg and connects the heel bone to the toes (plantar fascia).

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The unbalanced body of the rider and the failure to reach the objectives

All equestrian sport reflects a partnership between horse and rider, a partnership build on (non-verbal) communication. Much of this communication is coneveyed throught the rider’s body position. The higher the team aims to perform, the more subtle these postural clues need to be.
Only a relaxed rider, sitting correctly, can apply aids ( the signals by which the rider communicates with the horse) well.
Body imbalances of the rider can result in ‘disconnect’ that may adversely affect performance. For instance, if the rider’s posture has become imbalanced or asymmetrical, secondary to a vertebral or pelvic malalignment, this information will unwittingly be communicated to the horse. The horse may then respond to commands that the rider is unaware he or she is making.

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Yumeiho® for athletes

For a body to be a perfect tool that can be used at maximum capacity for performance, one basic condition is the biomechanical balance of the whole body.

Postural and biomechanical asymmetries create problems for everyone, but especially for athletes, who by the nature of the sport they practice are subjected to a particular biomechanical stress and risks of accident.

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