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Life span of a running shoe

Life span of a running shoe

It’s one the most common questions which I get asked as a podiatrist. “When should I update my runners?” Buying the perfect pair of runners can be quite the investment. You’ve probably gone to the effort of getting your foot correctly fitted at a sports...

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Does your child have heel pain?

Does your child have heel pain?

Difficulty playing sport? Pain or limping after activity? Not sure what to do, or who to see? Podiatrist’s can help! Heel pain in growing children is a common injury which presents to my clinic. There can be a number of factors which cause heel pain so...

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Keeping your feet warm this winter

Keeping your feet warm this winter

As the weather cools down it's time to fish out those thick socks and slippers, but when was the last time you checked the sole of your ugg boots? Unfortunately due to the soft material of ugg boots, they usually only last one or two winters before...

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2018 best school shoes to make you a class act.

2018 best school shoes to make you a class act.

With only a few weeks left of school holidays, it’s time to hit the shops and find a pair of school shoes which will keep your feet happy and last all year long! School shoes will be one of the best and one of the most important investments you’ll make in...

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The truth about heel pain

The truth about heel pain

Heel pain is the most common injury I see in the clinic and most people reading this will have experienced heel pain at some point in their life.  But why is it so common? And how can I make it go away? There are many reasons behind the cause of heel pain:...

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Is Achilles pain your Achilles heel?

Is Achilles pain your Achilles heel?

Achilles pain and tendonopathy can debilitate an athlete and make long working days hell for sufferers with swelling and thickening around the Achilles, making it stiff and weak. It’s also painful because the body can’t tolerate the load and stresses being...

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Run Smarter Not Harder

Run Smarter Not Harder

Keep reading for some golden tips and incredible facts that will help you keep out of the danger zone! I’m sure you have seen and read about the term “muscle overuse” before, however I prefer the term “training error” as this is the main reason...

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