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5 Tips for Eating Healthier at Any Restaurant

April 22, 2021

We’re in the business of keeping feet healthy, and poor eating habits can have a direct impact on foot health. A few small changes to your diet can help to prevent or alleviate several painful and debilitating foot conditions. And, of course, eating well is vital for overall health and wellness.  Healthy eating and dining…

Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

March 21, 2021

One of the most common causes of heel pain is ‘plantar fasciitis’. This is the term to describe irritation of the plantar fascia which is a connective tissue that starts at the heel pain and attaches onto the ball of the foot. It’s main purpose is to act as a leaver to walk, run and…

Show Your Feet Some Love

March 21, 2021

Want to know how to best care for your feet? Here’s how you can show your feet some love, which can also benefit your overall health! TIP ONE : Nail self-care Let’s talk toenails ……. Not the most delightful topic, but oh so important when it comes to looking after your foot health! Did you…

Raspberry Energy Balls

March 19, 2021

Having a healthy snack on hand that will give you a burst of energy will help ward off cravings and will reduce moodiness and fluctuations in blood sugar levels. These yummy energy balls can be frozen so  you can keep a stash in the freezer. They do not use many ingredients and are fairly cheap…

Calling all people aged 65 & over

March 19, 2021

Of all the people on our planet, you are by far the most experienced! At this time of your life you should be working less and enjoying life more. However, the challenges of 2020 have certainly made that tough. We can’t fix everything, but we’re here to help you get back on track and feeling…

Why Should I See A Podiatrist As I Age?

March 19, 2021

I was recently asked why it is so important to see a podiatrist as we age. During our life time it is estimated that we will walk the equivalent of 3.5 times around the world. That is a lot of hard work for our feet. Our feet are not exempt from undergoing age related changes.…

How to Beat a Cold This Winter

March 15, 2021

Winter is here again and with Covid-19 still lurking around we need to keep our immune system in tip top shape. Here are a few of my tips for beating colds and hopefully preventing them in the first place! Zinc – take daily while sick, take weekly to maintain and prevent illness Vitamin C –…

It’s in the Way Your Walk

March 15, 2021

Walking is something that a lot of people do automatically, but did you know the way you walk, or stand can reveal an even deeper story about how your muscles, bones and ligaments function? Podiatrists can help to share this story with you, which starts with your feet. You may be surprised by just how…

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How Can a Podiatrist Help With Ankle Pain?

March 12, 2021

Whether you were a childhood netball player, chronic ankle-sprain-er, or have low bone-density, ankle pain is a common issue for many people, and it can cause physical discomfort that makes it hard to enjoy everyday activities. Ankle pain can refer to a broad spectrum of pain and discomfort, and there are many reasons you might…

The Health Benefits of Eggs

March 4, 2021

While Easter normally make you think of chocolate eggs, today I am going to discuss the benefits of eating chicken eggs! Without a doubt, there are a multitude of benefits to eating eggs every day. Not only do eggs provide high quality protein, they also contain 11 vitamins and minerals, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.…