If you’ve been in to see our podiatry team in the past, you may wonder: how do we know exactly which shoes to recommend that’ll be the best for your feet?

It’s a good question – and the truth is that it’s taken us years of experience as podiatrists combined with constantly staying up to date with the shoes that are coming out and their unique features. Today, we thought we’d take you into our world, simplify things a little, and give you an insight into six key things that we look at and think about before we recommend your perfect shoe.

 

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Worn-out running shoes don’t just lack the support, protection and comfort they once used to – they may make you vulnerable to injury, and reduce the efficiency of your orthotics.  As ‘how long do running shoes last’ and ‘is it time to replace my shoes’ are two very common questions asked of our podiatrists during patient appointments, today we’ve put together our top five signs that it’s time to get some new runners ASAP.

 

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There’s no better feeling than finally taking off those high heels after a long day or night on your feet – are we right? For many women, wearing high heels epitomises the expression, ‘beauty is pain’. They can be uncomfortable, unstable, can rub in all the wrong places and cause far too many ‘ouch! moments. 

 

As podiatrists that are dedicated to caring for your foot health, we thought we’d help by sharing seven ways that you can feel more comfortable in your high heels – starting today. 

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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

My FootDr Podiatry Professional Foot Measuring

We all know children’s feet are growing all the time and need to be measured regularly, but did you know that our feet can change during adulthood too?  Although changes may be small, it can make a big difference to the fit of your shoes.

Wearing the wrong size shoes can cause heel pain, blistering and leave you feeling sore even after short periods of time on your feet. Read more