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My FootDr welcomes Victorian podiatry group South East Podiatry

My FootDr has strengthened its national footprint partnering with established podiatry group South East Podiatry, marking the brand’s first move into Victoria.

Established in 2006, South East Podiatry is home to more than 20 podiatrists and support staff working across five locations in Boronia, Cranbourne, Leongatha, Pakenham and Warragul. Continue reading My FootDr welcomes Victorian podiatry group South East Podiatry

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Why do my feet hurt when I walk?

young woman in the street feeling pain in her ankle

young woman in the street feeling pain in her ankleAre you blaming the frosty autumn weather for making your feet hurt when you walk, or is there something more serious underpinning the pain?

Unfortunately, many Australians live with foot pain daily – and often we think the pain will disappear on its own, trialling simple lifestyle changes with no improvement.

Whether it hurts to walk first thing in the morning, after you sit down, or even every time you walk barefoot, it’s important to identify and understand what is causing the pain. Continue reading Why do my feet hurt when I walk?

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Is it normal to wake up with sore feet?

Is it painful to get out of bed each morning? And not for the reasons a café latte can fix… we’re talking about waking up with arch pain, sore feet or aching heels.

Foot, arch or heel pain isn’t something that disappears overnight (which is probably why you’re reading this). You may be waking up with one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain in adults – plantar fasciitis.

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Back To School Foot Health for Kids

Back To School Kids ShoesThe development of a child’s foot and lower limb is critical to ensure that they are able to enjoy a happy, healthy and active adult life. Kids feet and legs develop very rapidly, and it can be difficult for parents to know what is normal, and what isn’t. The growing foot needs special care as the bones are predominantly cartilage, and as such they cannot be considered “small adults”. The start of the new school year often means that new school shoes are necessary. Here is a quick overview of a child foot and some tips on getting fitted for good quality shoes for your child this year.

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