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…

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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…

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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.…

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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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Feet standing on rocks visible ankle

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…

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During pregnancy the body undergoes an incredible amount of physical and hormonal changes. Unfortunately, the feet do not escape these changes. Not to mention that as the baby grows, it becomes more difficult to reach and take care of your feet yourself. Having just come back from maternity leave for the second time I can…

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It’s Diabetes Week from 14-20 July and since we treat many clients with Diabetes we thought we would give you our 7 top tips! Check your feet daily Diabetes can effect the feeling in your feet. Cuts, blisters, or sores may occur without you noticing. It is very important that you do a visual check…

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Smiling feet - Having happy and healthy feet at work is a topic our podiatrists are very passionate about, and they have shared some of their top tips for keeping your feet happy all day long!

You know your body needs your help to stay healthy. You brush your teeth, you put on sunscreen – and your feet need your attention, too! After all, they carry the weight of your entire body about 5,000 steps a day. We cram them into shoes and then walk to the bus, or stand on…

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What exactly are they? A blister is a small pocket of fluid in the upper skin layers and is one of the body’s responses to injury, pressure and friction. Feet are particularly prone to blisters, with the most common cause being ill-fitting shoes or repeated pressure and rubbing. The blister forms to cushion the area…

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Well, I think deep down we all know its TRUE! If you have ever taken the time to focus on stretching, yoga or pilates you would know the feeling of freedom and increased flexibility that stretching can provide. I must be honest, I prescribe stretches on a daily basis yet I very rarely do them…

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Are you suffering from heel pain? Is it painful to walk the first few steps in the morning? Is it sore after rest? You may have plantar fasciitis. Don’t ignore this pain, hoping it will go away, as it usually gets worse without treatment. In this article on Plantar Fasciitis, we’ll look at the symptoms…

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“My feet are getting further away” – this is one of the most common statements I hear in the clinic. How we look after our feet in between visits is important for our foot health. If we are expecting them to get us from A to B without too much trouble, then foot health and…

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