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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!

Preventive and Rehabilitative Exercises for Ankle Stability

Preventive and Rehabilitative Exercises for Ankle Stability

Ankle injuries are exceedingly common among active populations (Source). The only way to prevent them is by keeping your feet and ankles strong.  Bad ankle stability and ankle injuries can lead to other issues, like musculoskeletal conditions, misalignments in the body, knee pain, or lower back ache (Source). Here are some exercises you can do at...

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Why Foot and Ankle Stability Becomes More Important as We Age

Why Foot and Ankle Stability Becomes More Important as We Age

Ankle problems are a pretty common injury that most people face at some point in their lives. The worst thing is that one small misstep or one bad landing can land you back in your ankle brace once again! Researchers have found that ankle ligament sprains are the most common injury among active populations (Source). Yet, a reason explaining their...

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Cycling Orthotics: Do They Really Work?

Cycling Orthotics: Do They Really Work?

For me, cycling is one of the best activities in the world. And I think my sentiment resonates with the growing number of cycling aficionados out there in Singapore. This huge increase has led to an...

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Cycling Orthotics: Do They Really Work?

Cycling Orthotics: Do They Really Work?

For me, cycling is one of the best activities in the world. And I think my sentiment resonates with the growing number of cycling aficionados out there in Singapore. This huge increase has led to an...

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To Tech Or Not To Tech

To Tech Or Not To Tech

The recent Garmin ransomware hack kickstarted my thinking about my own burgeoning dependency and obsession with everything tech both in my podiatry practice and in my personal life. I received my...

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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...

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How Do I Pick The Best Running Shoes?

How Do I Pick The Best Running Shoes?

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 you’re training for a four...

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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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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 and other healthcare practitioners recognise stretching can have an indirect benefit via...

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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 footwork directly...

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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 families. And that’s true, to a...

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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 improve your football...

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How to Prevent Running Injuries

How to Prevent Running Injuries

Maybe it is terribly obvious that your feet are one of the most important assets when it comes to running. But most runners don’t realize what benefits come from the maintenance of proper podiatric...

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To Tech Or Not To Tech

To Tech Or Not To Tech

The recent Garmin ransomware hack kickstarted my thinking about my own burgeoning dependency and obsession with everything tech both in my...

read more
Textured Insoles

Textured Insoles

Orthotics is an umbrella term covering everything from blister plasters to full-leg braces. They can correct deformities, improve gait...

read more
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...

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