With many major endurance running events slowly restarting across the country (COVID-dependant, of course), it’s a timely reminder to think about how these types of events – and your training leading up to them – may impact our foot health.
Netball is the most popular female sport in Australia, with both women and children participating in the high-intensity, fast-paced game. With every quick sprint, dodge, ball intercept or ‘break’, comes the potential for injury.
We all know kids grow a lot over the school holidays and often you need to buy new uniforms and new school shoes.
If their uniform is a little baggy that’s fine, it’s not a fashion contest, and they’ll grow into it during the year. However, school shoes must fit correctly from the get-go. Read more
Netball finals are just around the corner and athletes will be pushing their bodies to breaking point, striving to come home as strongly as possible. It’s the tail end of the season when bodies are tired, and this is a common time for netball injuries to happen.
There are two main categories of injuries that can occur – acute and chronic. Chronic injuries come about over a long period of time and are in broad terms “wear and tear” or repetitive type conditions. Read more
Ankle and foot problems are extremely common in children of all ages. While some issues are hereditary, most are due to strain in physical activities and sports. Read more
My FootDr Townsville celebrated Mother’s Day with over 500 participants at the annual ‘my FootDr Mother’s Day Fun Run and Walk’ at Aitkenvale’s Rossiter Park, which raised funds and awareness for the McGrath Foundation.