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| Calf Pain Best Seller - Dr Foot's Sport Insoles (pair) |
Most runners experience calf pain in the soleus muscle. The soleus muscle is the smaller muscle in the calf, which runs between the two heads of the big calf muscle (gastrocnemeus). It often takes more pressure than the larger muscle because it acts first when you use your calf muscles. This injury can occur due to a sudden increase in activity, inadequate stretching or warming up.
To help the pain, ice the area immediately after running. We recommend our Vulkan Reusable Ice Pack for focused pain relief.
Controlling foot function and preventing over pronation (rolling in of the foot) can alleviate symptoms and prevent a reoccurrence of the calf pain. Insoles are essential in restoring structural and functional balance as you stand, walk, or run in order to stop calf pain.
The contoured shape of the Dr Foot Sports Insoles supports your feet in two directions, both lengthwise and across the arch, for maximum relief of pain and fatigue. The special poron heel cushion built into the insole helps to reduce shock absorption.
Dr Foot Sport Insoles are engineered to combat over pronation and provide greater stability and maximum support. Ideal for patients seeking arch support for prevention and treatment of calf pain.
Price: £25.00 ($41.25) (Euro 29.87)
| Best Seller -Dr Foot Custom Insoles (pair) |
This unique heat mouldable insole provides customised support with added thickness and optimum support to treat a variety of foot and leg conditions. You get the perfect amount of arch support you need as the insoles mould to your feet.
Our Dr Foot Custom Insoles cost less than traditional custom orthotics because they use a special heat to fit technology. Heat to fit technology allows everyone to get a custom fit without the high cost associated with visiting a health care professional. Dr Foot Custom Insoles are truly a revolution in foot care technology!
Dr Foot Custom Insoles are designed to treat over pronation and provide maximum support. Ideal for patients seeking arch support for prevention and treatment of sports injuries and foot pain such as bunions, ball of the foot pain, flat feet, neuroma, over pronation, heel pain and many other conditions.
3 Simple Steps To Ensure A Perfect Fit
Further Information and Fitting Instructions
Price: £30.00 ($49.50) (Euro 35.84)
| Calf Support |
Slip on effective relief for aching calf muscles
Here's an effective treatment for painful, cramping or strained calf muscle. This calf support maintains beneficial warmth to your lower leg, enhancing circulation and diminishing calf pain. The increase in muscle temperature makes the muscle more extensibility and therefore less likely to pull. The calf support also improves muscle function and speeds up healing if an injury has occurred.
The support is manufactured using Neo-Tex, which maintains the bodies warmth and gives excellent compressive support to the soft tissues.
This lightweight support is ideal for runners seeking calf support to treat calf pain and prevent future occurrences of the condition.
How to Measure and Further Information
Price: £45.00 ($74.25) (Euro 53.76)
| Power Flex Cohesive 5.4m |
PowerFlex cohesive bandages offer superior strength and performance. Extremely high tensile strength. Abrasion and wear resistant up to five times that of any other support bandage. Provides dense protective padding, soft, lightweight and comfortable. Limited stretch and return elasticity maintains consistent compression. Will not tighten after application. Excellent cohesion, adheres strongly only to itself, does not stick to skin or hair. PowerFlex Bandages are superbly flexible and conforming to most difficult body shapes and contours. Unrolls and wraps easily.
Ideal as a light elastic bandage or alternative to standard zinc oxide.
5cm Width and 5.4m long
Price: £10.00 ($16.50) (Euro 11.95)
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| Calf Massage Ball |
Calf massage can help speed up recovery time and prevent future occurrences of calf strains.
The Massage Roller provides a stimulating, deep tissue massage, anywhere, anytime. Its unique design and ease of use makes it great for personal and professional use. Begin by applying pressure then roll the ball in a circular motion all around the desired area, adding pressure as needed.
Relief and Flexibility - If used as illustrated below, the Massage Roller Ball can provide much needed massage relief for sore aching muscles, stimulate blood flow and reduce pain and swelling, thereby promoting healing and flexibility.
Versatile, Yet Easy to Use - You will find that the Omni Directional Massage Balls, used either individually or in various combinations, will provide you a range of massage applications and techniques unequalled by any other tool on the market today.
Instructional Guide Included - massage roller colours may vary.
How to Use..
Price: £20.00 ($33.00) (Euro 23.89)
| Reusable Cold/Hot Gel Packs |
Cold and warm therapy can help the healing process associated with calf pain.
Microwavable and remains flexible when frozen. Apply cold therapy initially for 15 minutes after running and heat therapy when the muscle is in the healing phase (when it is no longer a sharp pain but a dull ache).
Approximately 30cm length and 12cm width
Price: £13.00 ($21.45) (Euro 15.53)