Category Archives : Running

Crossfit shoes – Is There a Difference?

  Crossfit shoes – Is There a Difference?   Flat shoe, strong shoe Right shoe, wrong shoe   It almost sounds like a Dr Seuss book, right? But with so many shoes on the market, sometimes it can be tricky to choose the right shoe for the right activity. Crossfit focuses on full body fitness […]

Achilles Pain

Do you suffer from a painful Achilles? Do you have stiffness, burning, tenderness or swelling of the area above your heel? You may notice it when you stretch your ankle or stand on your toes. Don’t under estimate Achilles pain! It is an area that can cause severe debilitation. At Hunter Podiatry we enjoy treating […]

Corn or Wart??

Warts and Corns – What They Are and How to tell the difference. Words by Kristen Stone, Podiatrist Hunter Podiatry Services. Have you ever had a sore spot under your foot or on your toes? Or a patch of hard skin that you can’t seem to get rid of? There’s a good chance that you’ve had […]

Who should I see if I sprain my ankle?

Ankle sprains…….Who saw Tony Finau’s ankle give way at the US Masters overnight? Below is a short clip for all of you who didn’t Ankle sprains are common. One of the most common injuries sustained on the sporting field. But who should you see if you sprain your ankle? Being podiatrists we are a little […]

Part III of our Run right Series.

Welcome to part 3 of our series. In this episode we have a closer look at the changes our athlete has made and how these changes have impacted on his performance and efficiency.

Part II of our Run Right video series.

Welcome to part two of our run right video series. In the following video you will learn how our running cues, form changes and strengthening exercises have helped change and improve our patients running form and efficency.

Preparing for the Fernleigh 15. Start now…….

Fulfilling The Commitment: Getting You To The Starting Line For the Fernleigh 15 Fit & Injury Free With the Fernleigh 15 being run on Sunday, October 22, you should already be gearing yourself up so you are ready to run injury free on the day. The last thing you want is to pull up injured […]

The best exercise to improve ankle joint motion

Words by Bec Munro What is ‘normal’ ankle joint dorsiflexion? Ankle dorsiflexion is movement at the ankle where, if the foot is not fixed to the floor, the foot will move up towards the leg, or if the foot is fixed to the floor (as in gait), the tibia moves forward over the foot. There […]

What can I do at home for my Heel Pain?

    Words By Sam Cook Heel pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint that Podiatrists treat. There are multiple sites over the heel where chronic pain can develop. In this blog, we will focus on Plantar Fasciitis (pain under the base of the heel) and current treatment methods. It is estimated that up to 10% […]