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You are only as old as your feet feel

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.  

Continue reading You are only as old as your feet feel

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Living with chronic pain isn’t easy: National Pain Week

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). Continue reading Living with chronic pain isn’t easy: National Pain Week

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Is foot pain stopping you from running?

Do you have foot pain when you run

Do you have foot pain when you runWith many major endurance running events happening across the country such as the Cairns Ironman, Townsville Running Festival and the Gold Coast Marathon just around the corner, it’s a timely reminder to think about how these types of events may impact our foot health.

The last thing anyone needs at this stage is to obtain an injury or a minor symptom to turn into something that limits their ability to perform or even compete. Continue reading Is foot pain stopping you from running?

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Did you run for Mum and wake up with sore feet?

Mother’s Day left a lot of love beating through the hearts of families across Australia last weekend. It also left quite a few people with sore feet as they donned their running shoes for the first time in a while to pound the pavement to support charity fun run activities.

As Mother’s Day fun runs – along with park runs and charity runs alike – become increasingly more popular in Australia, it’s a timely reminder to think about your feet! Continue reading Did you run for Mum and wake up with sore feet?

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Two wrong shoes don’t make a right

Ziera Shoes

my FootDr Blog - Women's foot healthAsk yourself this and be honest: Have you ever bought shoes that didn’t fit your feet properly, but were stylish or came with a price tag you couldn’t ignore?

If you answered yes, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re among the 64 per cent of Australian women who have done so according to a recent study by my FootDr, the nation’s largest podiatry group. Continue reading Two wrong shoes don’t make a right