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.  

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Cairns Netball teamNetball 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

Podiatry Falls PreventionDid you know that more than 260 people aged 65 and over were hospitalised for a fall-related injury every day in 2016? Don’t let it be you or someone you care about.

As Senior’s Week (Qld) approaches later this month (August 19 – 27), we want to help educate Australians around the importance of preventing falls among our community’s most vulnerable. Read more

National Pain Week 2017

National Pain Week 2017Anyone 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.

Too many Australians live with pain and this week we are encouraging people to do something about it as part of National Pain Week (July 24 – 30). Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more