Attention runners! Whether you’re just starting your first 5K or have completed a few ultra-marathons already, you’re at risk of getting held back by pain and injury. We see hundreds of runners in our clinics across Australia every week.
According to The Diabetic Foot, on any given day in Australia, there are over 300,000 people at risk of developing diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) with a shocking 50,000 people are living with DFD and 12,500 people living with a diabetes-related amputation.
Your feet are the foundation for the way you live your life. Those who don’t take care of their feet may end up paying for it down the track. Blokes are probably the worst offenders, often being reluctant to seek help when they need it, instead choosing a “She’ll be right!” attitude towards their health care. Read more
Podiatrists are urging parents to take big steps for their children’s feet as part of National Foot Health Week 15th – 21st October, to help Aussie kids grow up living an active and pain-free life.
In 2017 we released our inaugural Healthy Feet Survey to help bridge the information gap on foot health through examining how Australians look after their feet and lift the lid on some of the fundamental awareness issues with podiatry as a health service.
Commissioned and published by Australia’s largest podiatry groups My FootDr and Balance Podiatry, the report reveals modern lifestyle demands and ignorance are two major factors impacting on foot health.
With some private health insurance benefits now recharged for 2019, now is the time make sure you’re making the most of your private health insurance benefits. Read more
It’s that time of year again footy fans — finals week! As we gear up once again for what looks to be another huge September showdown in the NRL and AFL codes, the team at My FootDr are tackling the hard-hitting injuries and risk factors surrounding both gruelling codes. With AFL and NRL being two of the most dominant and physically demanding sports played in our country, there is little wonder as to why we see such a large number of injuries at both the professional and junior levels. Read more
It’s often that I find myself in social encounters answering that question, among the broader queries of, ‘what does a podiatrist do?’ The explanation generally opens up a discussion about the person’s feet, a previous injury, a new bump or lump, what shoes are appropriate for certain activities, and whether or not they should bring their kids in for a foot check-up.
When it comes to health, many women are great at caring for others but often put themselves last. To celebrate this year’s Women’s Health Week, 3-7 September, we will be hosting a number of free health information seminars encouraging women to put their own health and feet first.
See the list below to RSVP to an event near you! Read more
My FootDr has arrived in Western Sydney after partnering with leading local podiatry group Foot Focus.
Established in 1994, Foot Focus is one of the largest podiatry groups in Western Sydney and the Southern Highlands and is home to more than 20 podiatrists and support staff working across five locations in Casula,Moorebank, Hinchinbrook, Mittagong and Narellan.