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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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Cyclone Debbie Clinic Closures — Stay Safe

cyclone-debbie-march-2017Due to the extreme weather conditions over South East Queensland, and in the interest of safety for our staff and patients, we have decided to close most clinics in this region today on 30th March 2017.

In addition, our clinics in the Whitsundays and Mackay remain closed until further notice due to effects of Cyclone Debbie.

Please call your local clinic, or visit this website again for more information. We hope that you all stay safe during this period of inclement weather.

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My FootDr celebrates International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, my FootDr clinics throughout Australia held a morning tea event for all staff. At our morning tea event our staff reflected on the International Women’s Day theme of #BeBoldForChange, which focuses on the need for change and gender equality in all communities.

At my FootDr, women make up more than 60% of our work force including Podiatrists, Receptionist, Area Managers and Support Staff. Our exceptional team of women allow us to deliver world-class podiatry services and foot care services to all people throughout the community.

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My FootDr puts QUT podiatry graduates on the front foot in their profession

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Greg_QUT PresentationLeading podiatry group my FootDr has been celebrated for their strong commitment to podiatry studies at the recent QUT Faculty of Health Awards Ceremony.

My FootDr co-founder, Greg Dower, won a Special Excellence Award from the Chancellor for his contributions to the field of podiatric medicine. He was the Outstanding Alumni Award Winner for 2016, and was a guest presenter for the 2016 Faculty of Health Awards night on Tuesday the 22nd of February.

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It’s Valentine’s Day… Love your feet!

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Valentine's Day - Love Your FeetWhen was the last time you gave your feet some love? This Valentine’s Day we’re reminding all women and men to love your feet!

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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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Bringing Our Online Presence Up To Speed

my FootDr podiatry centres home page on mobile platformsAs Australia’s largest podiatry group, we love to take full advantage of what the web has to offer, from social media interactions with our patients to online bookings and a wealth of podiatric treatment information, so at the start of the new year we set out to completely redesign how we approach our web presence. Continue reading Bringing Our Online Presence Up To Speed

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MFD Co-founder Greg Dower Named QUT’s Outstanding Alumni Award Winner for Faculty of Health

Greg Dower co-founded Australia's largest podiatry group, my FootDr.

A pioneer in the field of podiatry, Greg Dower, was named the winner of QUT’s Outstanding Alumni Award for the Faculty of Health in addition to receiving a special excellence award at a ceremony in Brisbane today.

Mr Dower is widely recognised for his significant contributions to the field of podiatry, having co-founded Australia’s largest podiatry group my FootDr and pioneered computer-aided design and manufacture of orthotic devices.
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2014 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, Digital Strategy Winner

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk with Greg Dower and Darren Stewart of my FootDr podiatry centres

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk with Greg Dower and Darren Stewart of my FootDr podiatry centresThe My FootDr Group has taken out the Digital Strategy category in the 2014 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards at City Hall tonight.

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the ninth annual Lord Mayor’s Business Awards recognised the local business community and its contribution to Brisbane’s $135 billion economy.

“my FootDr podiatry centres was recognised for being Australia’s largest podiatry group with 20 podiatry clinics across Brisbane, Mackay and Singapore,” Cr Quirk said. Continue reading 2014 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, Digital Strategy Winner