We all know that running is quite tough on our joints. So, does a pair of good running shoes make any difference? Our latest blog post is a re-share of an ABC Brisbane Radio conversation. Listen to Katherine Feeney in conversation with a Podiatrist to better understand whether running shoes are really worth it.Read More
Tendons are the thick cords of tissue that connect muscles to bone. When tendons become inflamed they can cause pain and swelling. Achilles Tendinitis is the inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the back of the heel bone. Find out more about the cause, symptoms, treatment options and prevention strategies.Read More
Do you have a pair of sports shoes you no longer use? Many people have nothing to keep their feet warm and clean and we can all do our little bit to help those less fortunate than ourselves.
ProPodiatry Clinic has partnered up with Shoes for Planet Earth as Shoe Collector. They have to date donated over 55,000 pairs around the world - the biggest need coming from the homeless and indigenous sporting groups.
If you have a pair of sports shoes that you would like to donate, bring them along with you when you visit a Podiatrist in our South Melbourne or Brunswick clinics.Read More
Ever wonder why Diabetic Foot Assessments are required? How does Diabetes affect your foot health? What does it have to do with Podiatry?
Diabetic Neuropathy simply put is a loss of protective sensation resulting from damage to the nerves over time. Approximately half the patients with diabetes will experience neuropathy. We explore the different types of Diabetic Neuropathy and what causes it as well as the treatment options and resources available to you.Read More
Children spend around 30 hours a week in their shoes, so it’s important that they have appropriate footwear. We have put together a simple Do and Don’ts guide to help you find the perfect school shoes.Read More
Your feet will be carrying you through the summer so be sure to read our foot care tips:
- Apply Sunscreen On Your Feet
- Protect Your Feet in Public Areas
- Wear Appropriate Footwear
- Keep Your Feet Clean and Dry