Healthy feet make for healthy runners. Finding the perfect running shoes can be the difference between winning the marathon or limping behind. When we run, the last thing we want to think about is whether our shoes will leave us blistered and sore.
Poorly fitting running shoes can make existing foot symptoms worse, or create new problems. It is important to identify the perfect running shoes for the fit, feel and function of your feet.
Do you struggle to find shoes that fit your feet? Are you still waiting for that Cinderella moment?
Everybody’s feet are different; the right fit for one person can be completely wrong for someone else. When buying shoes, you need the correct footwear for the task and footwear that is correct for your feet.
Some pretty colourful shoes were warn throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s – but we now know a lot more about feet than we ever did! So how has our lifestyle choices from the last half-century impacted on foot health?
With Senior’s Week underway in Queensland this week (August 19 – 27), let’s take a look at the biggest foot problems that elderly Australians face today.
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.
We all buy shoes straight off the shelf, yet our feet are all different shapes and sizes. So how do you know if your shoe is right for you, particularly as you get older when you are at a higher risk of a fall-related injury?
Anyone who lives with chronic or persistent pain knows that it can have a major impact on our ability to enjoy a normal lifestyle. Suffering pain can often also lead to feelings of isolation, however you are not alone.