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My FootDr Hope Island takes a step in a new direction

Hope Island Shopping Centre Podiatrist

Hope Island Shopping Centre PodiatristMy FootDr Hope Island has moved to a new podiatry clinic and shoe store at Hope Island Shopping Centre, continuing their commitment to bring patients the best podiatry care so that their lives are not limited by foot pain.

The brand-new Hope Island podiatry centre offers the full scope of podiatry services including prescription orthotics, fungal nail laser treatment, video gait assessment, shockwave therapy and a range of orthotic friendly footwear. Continue reading My FootDr Hope Island takes a step in a new direction

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Blackwood podiatry centre strengthens footing with re-brand

Blackwood Podiatry Clinic

Blackwood Podiatry ClinicBLACKWOOD’S The Podiatry Studio has undertaken an exciting new merger with national podiatry group My FootDr podiatry centres that will enhance its leading foot care offering.

The podiatry centre, which has operated locally for eight years and is now called My FootDr Blackwood, marks the national brand’s first move into Adelaide, with a further 30 locations nationally. Continue reading Blackwood podiatry centre strengthens footing with re-brand

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Caring for someone with diabetes: 5 simple steps for healthy feet

To support National Diabetes Week (July 9-15), we want to heighten awareness around the important role carers play in helping people living with diabetes.

Carers can help their patients, partners or family to maintain healthy feet by ensuring they receive regular podiatry care. Continue reading Caring for someone with diabetes: 5 simple steps for healthy feet

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Let’s talk feet this National Diabetes Week

Foot Check Diabetes

Foot Check DiabetesAn annual podiatry visit may be all it takes to prevent the more than 12 diabetes-related amputations performed at Australian hospitals every day.

As we participate in National Diabetes Week this week (July 9-15), this is the message we are sending not only to patients but also to carers of people with diabetes.  Continue reading Let’s talk feet this National Diabetes Week

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Why career women need to promote their foot health

my FootDr_Heel Pain After Work

my FootDr_Heel Pain After WorkWe spend roughly a third of our day in a workplace, but how much thought do we put into what impact our footwear choices have on the health of our feet over the course of our career?

According to our 2017 Healthy Feet Survey, more than half of Australian women (52%) experienced sore feet after work in just the last 12 months. Almost two-thirds (64%) also said they had purchased shoes that were fashionable but not necessarily the best fit. Continue reading Why career women need to promote their foot health

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2017 Healthy Feet Survey reveals Australia’s hidden foot problem

This month we are excited to release 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.

Continue reading 2017 Healthy Feet Survey reveals Australia’s hidden foot problem

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my FootDr to help brave ‘soles’ in 100km trail walk

Oxfam Podiatry Support

Oxfam Brisbane TrailwalkersAs 500 participants descend on D’Aguilar National Park this weekend (June 16-18) to take on the arduous Oxfam Trailwalker charity event, they’ll need all the emotional and physical support they can get.

Fortunately, 16 podiatrists from my FootDr podiatry centres will be out in force to support the participants as they pass the final checkpoint in the demanding 100-kilometre trail walk from Mount Glorious to Mount Coot-tha, signalling 14 kilometres to the finish line.

Continue reading my FootDr to help brave ‘soles’ in 100km trail walk

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Put your child’s best foot forward

Children Podiatry

Children PodiatryAnkle 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. These issues are often overlooked and labeled as either insignificant or parents mistake them for growing pains.

As Podiatrists, we know it’s important to keep an eye out for foot or ankle problems that your child may have and to make sure the right precautions are taken. Continue reading Put your child’s best foot forward

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Is foot pain stopping you from running?

Do you have foot pain when you run

Do you have foot pain when you runWith many major endurance running events happening across the country such as the Cairns Ironman, Townsville Running Festival and the Gold Coast Marathon just around the corner, it’s a timely reminder to think about how these types of events may impact our foot health.

The last thing anyone needs at this stage is to obtain an injury or a minor symptom to turn into something that limits their ability to perform or even compete. Continue reading Is foot pain stopping you from running?

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Pre-loved footwear helps put a spring in children’s step

my FootDr Stafford Charity

my FootDr Stafford CharitySmall acts of generosity are about to put a very big spring in the step of indigenous children throughout Queensland, with podiatry centre My Foot Dr Stafford collecting more than 400 pairs of shoes to donate to a community mentoring and coaching program.

Three canvas bags filled with mostly pre-loved sports shoes were this month delivered to Brisbane’s Brian Kerle Basketball Academy, to benefit a number of school-aged children in regional areas as far north as Rockhampton. Continue reading Pre-loved footwear helps put a spring in children’s step