Whether you are a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, let us help you with the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.


Sports Injury (biomechanics) is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness, treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise: Achilles Tendonitis, Running Injuries, Ankle Sprains, Athlete’s Foot, Flat Feet, Heel Pain, Orthotics.

Whether you are a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, let David Allison help you with the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.

Sport Injuries/foot problems can include the following:

Achilles Tendonitis

achilles_tendon350Definition: inflammation in the tendon of the calf muscle, where it attaches to the heel bone

Medical terminology: Achilles tendonitis, Achilles tendonopathy, Achilles tenosynovitis

Achilles tendonitis is the inflammation of the Achilles tendon. The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. This tendon can be felt behind the ankle joint and feels like a cord. The Achilles tendon assists to raise the heel off the ground while walking, running or jumping.

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Running Injuries

running350sqDefinition: Injuries Related to Running, Sports or Exercise: Heel Pain, Shin Splints, Ankle Sprains, Achilles Tendonitis, Stress Fractures, Morton’s Neuroma, Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

Physical activity places remarkable demands on the body’s feet, legs and entire body. Whether you are a professional athlete or enjoy recreational activity, you are susceptible to many different injuries that may affect your foot health, as well as your overall well-being. Proper foot care is essential for optimal performance.

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Ankle Sprains

sprainedankle350sqrDefinition: common musculoskeletal injury in which the ligaments of the ankle partially or completely tear due to sudden stretching

Medical terminology: medial ankle sprain, lateral ankle sprain, inversion sprain

Ankle sprains are the most frequent type of injuries experienced in sports and even during everyday activities. An ankle sprain occurs when there is an excessive twisting motion of the ankle.

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Heel Pain

heelpain350sqDefinition: inflammation of the plantar fascia at the bottom of the foot; sometimes associated directly with plantar fasciitis.

Medical terminology: heel pain, heel spur syndrome, plantar fasciitis

Do you ever suffer from sore, painful heels after long periods of standing or walking? Are you experiencing heel pain upon standing first thing in the morning? Is the back of your heel sore or painful? If so, you are experiencing one of the many symptoms of heel pain.

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Flat Feet

FlatFoot350sqrDefinition: medical condition in which the arch of the foot collapses, with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground

Medical terminology: pes planus or pes planovalgus

Flat feet or fallen arches is a condition when the foot does not have a normal arch when standing. When all body weight is placed on the feet, there is little to no space between the arch and the ground.

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Athlete's Foot

athletesfoot350sqrDefinition: Common fungal infection of the feet. Unpleasant odour is associated with a fungal infection.

Medical terminology: tinea pedis

Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection of the feet.  Fungus and/or bacteria grow in the shoes and on the feet producing an unpleasant odour. Many people who have Athlete’s foot also have sweaty feet.  Athlete’s foot may last for short or long period of time and may come back after treatment.

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orthotics350sqrA properly casted and designed ‘orthotic’ custom made for you and you alone could change your whole world.

The main function of orthotics is to control motion while you wear them. Similar to eye glasses that improve your vision when you wear them.

Orthotics don’t support your arch alone. Orthotics slow down or stop all erroneous motions caused by improper mechanics. Designed Orthotics in turn can alleviate problems in other parts of the body, including knees, hips and low back.

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