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…

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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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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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Hi! Here’s a bit more about me and what I like to do! I love Summer so my pool is very much enjoyed especially in the evenings after work for a swim and a drink before dinner watching the sunset. Winter is not my friend so once the pool heater is turned off and the…

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Mothers focus all their time and attention on their children and family, often neglecting their own psychological and physiological health in the process and this usually goes on for the majority of the child’s upbringing and quite often into their adult years. As a mum I find it hard to allow myself the time /money/…

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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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Well ….. I wish I was 21 again. I am celebrating my 21st year as a Podiatrist. The years have flown by! It is a great opportunity to reflect on what I have learned, the people I have helped and where to from here. What inspired you to become a Podiatrist? Let’s start by saying…

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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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On world Diabetes Day we look into Diabetes Type 2 – what is it and how to manage it. What is it? When our pancreas dose not produce enough insulin / and or the body not working well enough to respond effectively to the insulin. As a result of this insulin resistance, the pancreas responds…

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Each month we like to share a little about one of our staff members so that you can get to know us behind the podiatry masks. This month we ask Raechel some tough questions! 1. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? A vegie noodle…

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