Attention runners! Whether you’re just starting your first 5K or have completed a few ultra-marathons already, you’re at risk of getting held back by pain and injury. We see hundreds of runners in our clinics across Australia every week.
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
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.