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
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! Read more
Mum’s feet go through a lot each day, so at My FootDr we’re committed to helping women of all ages have healthy feet and better lives.
When you go for a hike your feet and legs absorb the impact of every step, making foot care essential to achieve your best performance. Hikers should take precautions to avoid injuries to the foot, ankle and lower leg. Read more
It is one of the most commonly asked questions we get: why does the bottom of my foot hurt so much? Conditions such as heel or arch pain can make waking up and getting out of bed each morning very difficult. Read more
Ask 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. Read more
If your child is complaining about sore feet, you’re not alone. Thousands of Aussie kids face common childhood foot problems ranging from delayed walking, heel pain and growing pains through to ingrown toenails.
Melbourne Cup Day is a national tradition where we put on our best dress and high heels for a day of fun, excitement and hopefully choose a few winners. With a glass of champagne in one hand and a betting card in another, our feet often become our last priority.
A majority of the day is spent standing, walking and wearing uncomfortable high heels that can leave you with blisters and aching feet, holding your heels. If you’re not a winner on the day, you don’t want to add sore feet to your list of losses.
Whether you dance to feel good, competitively, as a career or just for fun, your greatest asset is your feet. In the world of ballet, dancers are known for their elegant poise and graceful movements.
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.