Around the grounds with sporting injuries
It’s been great to see professional sports back in action over the past couple of months and as always, there are some interesting injuries that have occured. As a Podiatrist I see a wide variety of different injuries, both chronic and acute, so I’d like to share some parts of what I can see in the clinic. I’ll cover a…
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Netball shoes – what’s going to work for me?
Welcome to part two of the netball shoes series! If you haven’t caught part one I’d definitely encourage you to check it out before we get into part two. Previously we spoke about the key differences between netball shoes and running shoes, and why having specific shoes are beneficial.  Netball season is just around the corner and there may be…
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Netball shoes – why they’re different to running shoes
Howdy folks, Luke Webster from Hunter Podiatry back once again! I’m here this time with a quick guide to netball shoes for the upcoming season, which isn’t too far away. Similar to running/walking shoes, there can be quite a lot of information or styles to siv through – so let me make it easy for you. This will be a…
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Lockdown stress… fractures!
Post Lockdown Stress Fractures  Lockdown has put everyone’s schedule out of whack, including their weekly fitness regime.  Whether you have taken a 3 month hiatus from the gym, or you have been bored in the house going for a 5km run every day, it’s important if you do feel foot or leg pain, to get it checked out.  Why?… A…
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The Knee Nerds
Knee – Haw partners  Howdy folks, Jas and Luke back with everything you kneed to know about your knees. See what we did there? We’ll go over a few more myths like we did a couple of weeks ago when we discussed ankles, but we’ll also highlight some important things to know about your trusty (or not so trusty) knees.…
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Ankle Mythbusters
Hey guys, Jas and Luke here! Welcome to the first of a three part series for busting myths of the lower limb. Over the next few weeks we’ll be running you through a couple of myths for the ankle, knee and hip. For those of you who don’t know, Jas is a physiotherapist at Terrace Physio Plus (TPP). Here at…
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These Boots Were Made for Walking…and for Just About Everything Else!
With such a massive selection of work boots available these days, it can be really hard to navigate your way around to finding the best one. And in reality, there’s not really one best boot – it’s more the best boot for your particular foot and your particular needs.  So, to try to make it a bit easier for you,…
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Active kids with sore heels
When I was a kid, both of my parents were trained nurses so to get a day off school was next to impossible. In fact, I heated up a thermometer under boiling water once just to prove I had a temperature! But as it turns out, having a temperature of over 50° and still be functioning is pretty hard to…
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Why do my toenails look weird?
As a podiatrist, it’s something I get asked a lot! And the truth is, there are quite a few reasons why your nails might be looking weird so I’m going to go through a few of them for you; including some ideas for how to deal with those unique nails! There are 4 basic reasons why nails change; microtrauma (small…
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