“The pain just started and now I’m changing the way I walk so I don’t step on it, and I think the muscles in my legs are getting sore because of it”

“It hurts so much to put any pressure on it. It’s been a week – I thought it would’ve got better by now, but it’s just as bad as when the pain started, maybe worse”

“I haven’t been able to walk to work or go to the gym all week – which makes me feel just as bad as the pain. It’s horrible”

 

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When your feet like they’re on fire, standing, walking and even getting out of bed can quickly become daunting tasks. Whether this burning sensation is constant or changes in intensity during the day, you don’t have to accept your current level of pain and discomfort as your long-term reality. 

Here at My FootDr, our podiatrists work with patients to help manage and reduce the occurrence or intensity of these burning sensations, alongside any other symptoms that may accompany them. Our goal is to help you maintain your quality of life, mobility, comfort and independence.

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Common Tradie Foot Problems

Tradies – you feel exhausted at the end of your workday, and we get it. Many of you spend a large portion of your day on your feet, moving around, climbing stairs or ladders, operating machinery and generally tiring your body. 

Every step you take can result in significant forces passing through your feet and legs – like a load of up to three times your body weight on your knees. So, it’s no surprise that there are approximately 190 serious workers’ compensation claims made every day – an incidence rate of three times higher than any other occupation.

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Are you feeling like you’re in a food rut?

Are you losing enjoyment in foods as you are cooking the same things, day on day out, with same or similar ingredients? You’d not alone. Many clients we see are trapped into eating the same foods. It is easy to pick the same fruit or vegetables as you know how to prepare them or what they taste like; the down side of this- you get bored with what you’re eating and limit the amount of nutrition you could be getting.

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