According to The Diabetic Foot, on any given day in Australia, there are over 300,000 people at risk of developing diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) with a shocking 50,000 people are living with DFD and 12,500 people living with a diabetes-related amputation.
Custom orthotics can help to reduce some of the common conditions cyclists experience.
Power To The Pedal
Every day, My FootDr podiatrists see cyclists who have endured injury and sustained foot and lower limb problems, many of which could be prevented. Correct shoes are the second most important piece of cycling equipment following a helmet, yet so many cyclists are not wearing the proper shoes to support their feet. Read more
Your feet are the foundation for the way you live your life. Those who don’t take care of their feet may end up paying for it down the track. Blokes are probably the worst offenders, often being reluctant to seek help when they need it, instead choosing a “She’ll be right!” attitude towards their health care. Read more
Help 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
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
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!
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.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer! The warmer weather means we’re swapping our boots and slippers for sandals and open-toed shoes., and whilst nothing beats squishing the sand between your toes on a hot summer’s day, the impending warm weather can leave some of us worried about our cracked heels! Read more
Podiatrists are urging parents to take big steps for their children’s feet as part of National Foot Health Week 15th – 21st October, to help Aussie kids grow up living an active and pain-free life.