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.
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
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? Read more
Did 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
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.
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
My 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’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
Carers play an important role in helping people living with diabetes to maintain healthy feet by ensuring they receive regular podiatry care. Read more
An 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. Read more
We 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? Read more