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Allied Health Standard Accreditation

IT’S OFFICIAL….. Resonance has achieved Allied Health Standard Accreditation! We are pretty proud of our achievement as the very FIRST podiatry organisation to have been audited under this rigorous standard. “It is with pleasure we congratulate you and Resonance Podiatry on achieving certification to – NZS 8171:2005 Allied Health Services Sector Standard. The standard is…

Idiopathic Toe Walking

Toe walking is believed to naturally occur as a child is developing a tandem heel-toe walking gait, and the heel-toe gait patterning becomes consistent generally prior to 24 months of age. Persistent toe walking beyond two years of age can be a cause for concern, and warrants further investigation in some cases as it can indicate possible underlying neuromuscular disorder.…

Running Economy Part II – Biomechanical Factors

In a previous article, we presented the topic of running economy (RE) and how important it is for both elite and recreational runners. Running economy is a complex, multifactorial concept that combines metabolic, cardiorespiratory, biomechanical (movement) and neuromuscular characteristics during submaximal effort. By improving your RE, you will be rewarded with more enjoyable running for many years.…

Football Injuries and your Podiatrist

Football is currently dominating both around the globe and in NZ. It requires a vast amount strength, speed, agility, balance, stamina and technical ability. Therefore, football carries a significant risk of injuries for the weekend warriors to the elite. We all know how frustrating it can be when sustaining an injury and nothing is worse than sitting on the sideline and watching your team play. Therefore, we need to be efficient and sensible when dealing with injuries not only to manage the current injury but work on injury prevention to reduce recurrence so you can get back on the pitch maximizing your full potential.

Resonance Podiatry have a new website!

We’re very pleased to announce that we have a new, completely upgraded website! The new site has been designed to ensure its functionality on mobile devices and has many new aspects and integrated features. Please take a stroll through www.respod.co.nz and check out our all-singing, all-dancing new site!