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Summer sports a big hit on little feet

As thousands of Australian children sign up for summer sports programs, podiatrists warn many of them could be wearing shoes which permanently damage their feet.

Children spend on average 1000 hours a year in school shoes – and footwear required for popular sports such as cricket, netball, basketball and soccer also add additional pressure on growing feet. Continue reading Summer sports a big hit on little feet

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my FootDr to help brave ‘soles’ in 100km trail walk

Oxfam Podiatry Support

Oxfam Brisbane TrailwalkersAs 500 participants descend on D’Aguilar National Park this weekend (June 16-18) to take on the arduous Oxfam Trailwalker charity event, they’ll need all the emotional and physical support they can get.

Fortunately, 16 podiatrists from my FootDr podiatry centres will be out in force to support the participants as they pass the final checkpoint in the demanding 100-kilometre trail walk from Mount Glorious to Mount Coot-tha, signalling 14 kilometres to the finish line.

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