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Keep posted on the latest news, trends, and advice on the most common foot-related topics. From foot wellness articles, sports-related tips, and current ideas to keep you at the peak of daily foot performance, The Foot Practice’s experienced podiatrist and industry partners share helpful knowledge with you … right here!

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Sports and performance issues
Injury prevention
Children’s foot care
Nail & skin treatments
Foot-related injuries
Lower leg conditions
Geriatric / Elderly foot care
Diabetes and foot complications
General foot care advice
Crossfit and Injuries: The importance of your feet!

Crossfit and Injuries: The importance of your feet!

All high-impact workouts put strain on your feet and ankles, but Crossfit’s mix of weights, jumps, and cardio means you’re rapidly switching between activities which put very different types of pressure on your feet. Crossfit has a reputation for being dangerous, with everything from rhabdomyolisis (exercise-induced kidney failure) to retinal...

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Run To Strengthen or Strengthen To Run?

Run To Strengthen or Strengthen To Run?

The most common running injuries are to the muscle or tendons. Stronger muscles are less likely to tear, and will also hold the foot in place so that tendons aren’t pulled and stretched beyond their natural limit.( Source) Unless you’re unlucky enough to have a fall, injuries tend to build up over time, as the pressure you’re putting on your body...

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How Do I Pick The Best Running Shoes?

How Do I Pick The Best Running Shoes?

Harder Better Faster Stronger: how to pick the right running shoe for you? There’s something exciting about slipping on a new pair of running shoes for the first time. It makes you feel more...

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Textured Insoles

Textured Insoles

Orthotics is an umbrella term covering everything from blister plasters to full-leg braces. They can correct deformities, improve gait (walking style), give support, improve balance, facilitate...

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Orthotics and Golf: Less Pain, More Game

Orthotics and Golf: Less Pain, More Game

All elite golfers exhibit good footwork. It is not at all controversial that the function of the foot in golf is different from almost any other activity. Weight is placed lightly on the balls of...

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Orthotic Therapy

Customised Shoe Insoles To Stablise and Control Function

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SKIN & NAIL CARE

Ingrown Toenails Can Be A Thing of The Past

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INJURY PREVENTION & INTERVENTION

Learn How to Prevent Common Lower Leg and Foot Injuries

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SPORTS PODIATRY

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Maximise Sporting Potential at All Atheltic Levels

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DIABETIC FOOT SCREENING

Diabetics Are 15x More Likely To Have Amputations … Don’t Wait Become A Statistic

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Paediatric Podiatry

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Specialised Services for Children Aged 2 and Above or Young Adults

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TREATMENT & SERVICES

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From Sports to Dance, Paediatric or Geriatric, Skin Care and Injuries

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Are Your Child’s Feet Normal

Are Your Child’s Feet Normal

“Is it normal?” must be one of the most commonly asked questions in medical history. There’s actually been surprisingly little research done on ‘normal’ feet in adults....

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To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

Nobody can 100 percent say that stretching can directly decrease the risk of injury, but most podiatrists or physiotherapists recognise stretching can have an indirect...

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Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

The medical term for “flat feet” is “pes planus” or sometimes we just call them “fallen arches. You are considered to have flat feet when the arches that give the foot its...

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Heel Pain: Understand It To Fix It!

Heel Pain: Understand It To Fix It!

Does anyone want to “cope” with a crippling pain that shoots through your heels the moment you jump out of bed? I didn’t think so. But if you find yourself struggling with...

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Golf and Your Feet

Golf and Your Feet

Do you want to hit the ball longer and straighter? So are you looking to improve your golf game? Like with most problems it is best to start from the bottom up. Having good...

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Pick The Right Shoes for You

Pick The Right Shoes for You

There’s something exciting about slipping on a new pair of running shoes for the first time. It makes you feel more confident about achieving your fitness goals, whether...

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What Causes Muscle Tightness?

What Causes Muscle Tightness?

Muscle tightness is so common that people tend not to take it seriously. It’s often dismissed as a natural consequence of ageing, or an annoying problem which runs in...

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Preventing Football Injuries

Preventing Football Injuries

Football – Stay strong to prolong your game! Injury can end your match, it can end your career before it has ever really begun. Consistency and injury prevention is vital to...

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