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Intrinsic Muscle Strength: Is It Important?

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Intrinsic Muscle Strength: Is It Important?

For a long time, the plantar fascia (aponeurosis) has been given a leading role as ‘the’ soft tissue for maintaining the foot’s profile in gait and for stiffening the foot during the stance phase through the windlass mechanism (1; 2). More recently researchers have taken a harder look a the plantar intrinsics to see how significant their role is in foot function (3). Our intent is this short article is to answer the question; ‘is intrinsic foot muscle strength important?’ Foot rehabilitation is an integral part of foot orthosis design and provision, both for the intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscles...

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Important Update - Account Credit Term Changes

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Important Update - Account Credit Term Changes

Due to the complexities which have arisen for our business at this turbulent time, we have made the crucial decision to stop credit terms on all accounts effective immediately. This decision was not taken lightly, but due to limited staff resources and cashflow demands we feel this is the best decision to allow us to continue operations. In the interest of fairness and transparency, there will be no exceptions to this new policy. As of 07/05/2020, all orders must be paid for by debit / credit card or bank transfer prior to processing. We do have the facility to hold your...

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29/04/2020 - Services Update

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29/04/2020 - Services Update

As you know, we have continued operating throughout this difficult period. We have developed new systems and processes which have enabled us to catch up on all outstanding orders. We have summarized our current available services below...

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COVID-19 Medical Practitioner Support

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COVID-19 Medical Practitioner Support

PPL has set up a new, more efficient structure to enable us to provide you with the best and most relevant support services we can...

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24/03/2020 - Business Update

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24/03/2020 - Business Update

Part of PPL’s contribution to the National Effort will be to provide frontline staff (as best as we can, and for as long as we can) with the supplies and services you need to keep your “show on the road”. We aim to communicate with you weekly to update you with our situation throughout this crisis.

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