Help your kids put their best foot forward for the school year!
With the first term of 2019 fast approaching, we know parents are busy getting everything ready for the upcoming school year. To help you in your preparations, we’ve compiled all the information you need to put your children in the right footwear, and the pep back in their step for the start of school!
Because our kids spend upwards of 6 hours a day, 5 days a week in their school shoes, it’s important that they have shoes that are supportive, comfortable and fit correctly. Poorly fitted school shoes can result in pain, discomfort and long-term complications.
Aside from the sunny days and balmy weather, with summer comes our favourite open-toed shoes and classic Aussie thongs – the ideal choices to beat the heat in this season’s soaring temperatures.
However, having our feet out in the sunshine isn’t always as simple as it seems. If you are experiencing any number of the common and uncomfortable foot conditions that affect Australian’s every day, exposing your feet can be painful and sometimes, embarrassing.
But don’t stress! Common foot conditions like these are preventable and easily managed if care is delivered early on. Read more
The national tradition of Melbourne Cup is often a brilliant excuse to get dressed up in our finest and enjoy a glamorous day on the green! Whilst we may start the day looking the picture of elegance, we know that by the end of the night it may be a different story… Having spent the majority of the day standing, walking, and eventually tottering in uncomfortable high heels – the day after you may be left with repercussions in the form of blisters, bruised and swollen feet, or even the odd sprained ankle.
If you’ve found yourself nursing the tell-tale ‘High Heel Hangover’ – take the time to give your injured feet some well deserved TLC! Follow these simple tips to get them back on track in time for your next event!
Meet our wonderful Podiatrist, and new mum, Rachael Crawford! Rachael has been with My FootDr Camp Hill since 2016, having joined the group shortly after graduating with Honours at Queensland University of Technology.
Today, Rachael is the proud mum of bouncing baby boy, Jack!
Join us now as the first-time mum, armed with her knowledge as a Podiatrist, shares with us some of the personal challenges she encountered during the development of her pre- and post-partum body.