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Cortisone and Heel Pain

Cortisone and Heel Pain

MYTH: Cortisone Injections will fix my heel pain once and for all! A cortisone injection is used for a small number of people that do not respond to typical conservative treatment for heel pain, and this is more of a symptom relief rather than a...

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TENNIS VS JOGGER

TENNIS VS JOGGER

Why should I wear tennis shoes for tennis? The best way to answer this is to compare a tennis shoe to the most common sporting shoe: The Jogger.The jogger, while built best for running/walking can often be a significant detriment if used for sports...

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SOLE

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SOLE

Why should I wear tennis shoes for tennis? The jogger, while built best for running (and often walking too) can often be a significant detriment if used for sports such as tennis, netball or basketball. The outsole, or the “tread”. This is the...

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HEEL PAIN IN KIDS

HEEL PAIN IN KIDS

HEEL PAIN IN KIDS by Kellie Palmer (Podiatrist) Have you noticed your child limping? Do they complain of pain during or after sport? Have they stopped wanting to participate from sport all together because of pain? A very common cause of heel pain...

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PREVENTING INGROWN NAILS

PREVENTING INGROWN NAILS

Preventing ingrown toenails involves taking some simple steps and practicing good foot care habits. Here are some tips to help you avoid ingrown toenails: Proper nail trimming: Avoid cutting your toenails too short, as this can encourage the nail...

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Feet slowing you down?

Feet slowing you down?

Take our 4 step home checklist and find out if you have healthy feet! It is no secret that as we get older, our body starts to tire more easily - and the feet are no exception! How old you are right now, is the number of years your feet have been...

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Let’s start from the ground up

Let’s start from the ground up

How does your foot posture affects your whole posture? Let us explain... The foot is such a complex structure, with 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. Good foot health is imperative, as some foot conditions can lead to...

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BLISTERS!

BLISTERS!

IF YOU HAVE A BLISTER AND … IT HAS NOT BURST If you can help it, do not burst a blister. Protect the area and avoid the stimulus that caused the blister.Blister Shields are anti-friction patches that can be applied to/around blisters to reduce the...

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