footwear Tag

When you’re out shoe shopping, how do you choose your footwear? All too often we waste a lot of time (and money!) purchasing shoes to complement our outfit or look trendy. Our podiatrists at footinjuryclinic say it would be better, however, if we invested more...

Picking Up Marbles With Your Toes It makes sense that strengthening your feet might help reduce and prevent foot pain, but here’s an exercise you may not have heard of: picking up marbles (or small rocks) with your toes. How it works: Sit in a chair with your feet...

It’s no secret by now that traditional flimsy thongs are associated with gait alterations that can contribute to more serious issues, but for many patients, thongs are a hard habit to break. A new generation of “comfort” thongs offers an alternative, but clinicians remain wary. Anyone...

Walking is the most popular physical activity undertaken by Australian adults. It's free, easy, and can be done almost anywhere. Walking leads to a remarkable reduction in the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, arthritis, depression, anxiety and insomnia, and premature death from all causes. The health benefits of walking stem...

Stretching is an important and useful treatment when struggling to manage your Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendon pain. Below are various stretches used in the stretching of the fascia and calf muscle/achilles tendon. Although the treatment of heel pain can be frustrating due to its indolent...

You have recently undergone a Partial Nail Avulsion and have had your first dressing changed. Please follow the instructions below: [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" el_id="blogborder"][vc_column][qode_elements_holder background_color="#f8f8f8" number_of_columns="four_columns" switch_to_one_column="768" alignment_one_column="center"][qode_elements_holder_item item_padding="10px 10px 10px 10px" vertical_alignment="top" advanced_animations="no"][vc_column_text]Your toe has had a minor surgical procedure,...

You’re hard on your feet, and likely only taking between 3,500- 5,000 steps a day. And let's be honest, how much love do you really give them except for an occasional pedicure or a good soaping for the guys? It's time to start paying more...

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