Back to School Ready

Child's school shoes on a basketballHelp your kids put their best foot forward for the school year!

With the first term of 2019 fast approaching, we know parents are busy getting everything ready for the upcoming school year. To help you in your preparations, we’ve compiled all the information you need to put your children in the right footwear, and the pep back in their step for the start of school! Read more

Running with blisters can be an awful experience and one that is likely to be detrimental to the race you’ve been preparing for many months.

Attend My FootDr’s free seminar to seek professional advice early and prepare your feet for River Run 100  on the 9th September and help to reduce callus, corns and nail issues. Plus tips on how best to prevent blisters on the event day. Read more

Feet at the beach

Feet at the beach

Aside from the sunny days and balmy weather, with summer comes our favourite open-toed shoes and classic Aussie thongs – the ideal choices to beat the heat in this season’s soaring temperatures.

However, having our feet out in the sunshine isn’t always as simple as it seems. If you are experiencing any number of the common and uncomfortable foot conditions that affect Australian’s every day, exposing your feet can be painful and sometimes, embarrassing.

But don’t stress! Common foot conditions like these are preventable and easily managed if care is delivered early on. Read more

Ladies heel pain wearing heels

The national tradition of Melbourne Cup is often a brilliant excuse to get dressed up in our finest and enjoy a glamorous day on the green! Whilst we may start the day looking the picture of elegance, we know that by the end of the night it may be a different story… Having spent the majority of the day standing, walking, and eventually tottering in uncomfortable high heels – the day after you may be left with repercussions in the form of blisters, bruised and swollen feet, or even the odd sprained ankle.

If you’ve found yourself nursing the tell-tale ‘High Heel Hangover’ – take the time to give your injured feet some well deserved TLC! Follow these simple tips to get them back on track in time for your next event!

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Pregnant lady foot pain

Meet our wonderful Podiatrist, and new mum, Rachael Crawford! Rachael has been with My FootDr Camp Hill since 2016, having joined the group shortly after graduating with Honours at Queensland University of Technology.

Today, Rachael is the proud mum of bouncing baby boy, Jack!

Join us now as the first-time mum, armed with her knowledge as a Podiatrist, shares with us some of the personal challenges she encountered during the development of her pre- and post-partum body.

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In 2017 we released 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.

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Girl running and playing AFL

It’s that time of year again footy fans — finals week! As we gear up once again for what looks to be another huge September showdown in the NRL and AFL codes, the team at My FootDr are tackling the hard-hitting injuries and risk factors surrounding both gruelling codes. With AFL and NRL being two of the most dominant and physically demanding sports played in our country, there is little wonder as to why we see such a large number of injuries at both the professional and junior levels. Read more

Kids hanging feet and legs over fence

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.
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