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.
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.
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.
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 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!
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
It isn’t very often that men leave a job half done, but when it comes to caring for their feet they often fall a little short of the mark. Read more
Motherhood is hard work. You spend a lot of time on your feet, so comfort is absolutely essential. So, this Mother’s Day why not give the gift of a brand new pair of shoes? A gift that is sure to put a smile on her face! Read more
A brand new podiatry offering is aimed at helping Orange residents consider the important role feet play in their overall health and well-being.
My FootDr has opened a new podiatry clinic and shoe store at Orange City Centre, offering locals the opportunity to access world-class podiatry care supported by state of the art podiatry equipment. Read more
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to spend the day in the company of loved ones, but a dream date can become a disaster if you’re not wearing the right shoes; it’s hard to feel romantic if you’re distracted by uncomfortable shoes or blisters! Read more