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.
As podiatrists at Healthia, we understand the profound impact that tinea-related nail infections can have on the confidence and well-being of our patients. Tinea has a worldwide prevalence of 5.5% which makes it the most common condition that affects nail health and therefore one of the most common nail conditions we see in our clinics (Lipner & Scher, 2019).
In this blog, we delve into both how tinea can impact the health of our nails and the different options for treatment available to our patients at My FootDr to address fungal nail infections.
Struggling with shin pain? Worried it’s “Shin Splints”? Podiatrist Mitchell Paterson discusses likely causes, treatments and prevention
Shin splints – sounds scary doesn’t it?! But there’s no need to be alarmed – the vast majority ofpeople that experience shin splints get back to the things they love doing by listening to goodadvice and following an individualised management plan. At the very least, shin splints shouldn’tbe ignored - the typical just ‘run through it’ will unfortunately make things worse. In this blog, weexplore what shin splints are, delve into factors thought to increase the risk of experiencing shinsplits and discuss options for management. We’ll also shed light on the crucial role that podiatryplays in managing and helping to reduce the risk of shin splints, including the potential role ofcustom foot orthotics and shockwave therapy.
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!