It’s often that I find myself in social encounters answering that question, among the broader queries of, ‘what does a podiatrist do?’ The explanation generally opens up a discussion about the person’s feet, a previous injury, a new bump or lump, what shoes are appropriate for certain activities, and whether or not they should bring their kids in for a foot check-up. Read more
With the weather warming up, it’s time to put a spring in your step! However, before dusting off the running shoes, think about the impact changes to your fitness regime may have on your feet – or you may end up sidelined. Read more
When it comes to health, many women are great at caring for others but often put themselves last. To celebrate this year’s Women’s Health Week, 3-7 September, we will be hosting a number of free health information seminars encouraging women to put their own health and feet first.
See the list below to RSVP to an event near you! Read more
When you run your feet and legs absorb enormous pressure, which can cause problems in your feet and legs. The good news is that there are simple steps you can take to help prevent and treat running-related foot and leg problems. Here are our top tips to keep your feet healthy and ready for the next race…
At My FootDr we commonly see patients who have perfectly healthy feet but have issues that begin with wearing incorrect footwear. If your shoes make your feet hurt an hour into the day or you’re covering your feet with Band-Aids to protect you against rubbing shoes – it’s time to re-think your footwear. Read more
We all know children’s feet are growing all the time and need to be measured regularly, but did you know that our feet can change during adulthood too? Although changes may be small, it can make a big difference to the fit of your shoes.
Wearing the wrong size shoes can cause heel pain, blistering and leave you feeling sore even after short periods of time on your feet. Read more
Are you one of the 48 per cent of Australian’s that wake up with heel pain once a week? If heel pain is impacting how you move, how you feel, and how you live, then it’s time to get help from My FootDr. Read more