The Papanui Redwood 8th Grade Rockets in Christchurch, New Zealand, have been fitted out with Formthotics™ this season – and without a doubt they have scored, becoming the 8th grade club winners’ this September!
Simon Wheeler is a Sports Podiatrist, based at Active Health in Christchurch (formally at QEII). Simon is a preferred provider to High Performance Sport NZ, working with many elite NZ sportspeople from a wide range of professional and amateur sports including rugby, football, triathlon, cycling, cricket and softball over the last 15 years.
What is chronic ankle instability?
Chronic ankle instability is when the ankle often “gives”, causing the foot to roll outward. Typically, this instability occurs when running or walking especially on uneven terrain, though it can also occur standing still.