How you move, how you feel, how you live, comes down to your feet. That’s why at My FootDr, we believe that healthy feet can lead to a better quality of life.
Are you ready to embark on a thrilling adventure that combines swimming, cycling, and running? Triathlons are the ultimate test of endurance, pushing you to your limits while embracing the exhilaration of completing three incredible disciplines. As a podiatrist with a passion for sports and foot health, I'm here to share some valuable tips to help you conquer your triathlon with a smile on your face. Beginners to Triathlons have great ‘half’ or ‘short course’ options to get started. So, no excuses, lace up your shoes, dive in, and let's make your triathlon experience truly epic!
Welcome, dear readers, to another exciting edition of our podiatry blog. Today, we're going to dive into a common foot ailment that many individuals face at some point in their lives: athlete's foot. At times athlete’s foot can remain chronic and persistent, but fear not! With proper knowledge, we can easily prevent and treat this pesky condition.
What causes athlete’s foot?
Athlete's foot, medically known as tinea pedis, is a fungal infection that primarily affects the skin between the toes. It is the proliferation of dermatophyte fungi Trichophyton Rubrum, Trichophyton Interdigitale, or Epidermophyton Flocossum. Fungus thrives in warm, moist environments. Predisposing factors include occlusive footwear, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), difficulty drying feet and in between toes, and barefoot on communal surfaces.
Are you ready to take centre stage and embrace the beauty and rhythm of dance? Whether you're a seasoned performer or a beginner finding your groove, dance is a captivating art form that brings joy, expression, and a sense of accomplishment. Foot health can make a world of difference to your freedom on the dance floor. So put on your dancing shoes, get ready to twirl, and let's make your dance journey spectacular!