Zero to Hero- Return to exercising injury-free
Don’t rush a good thing! With all the recent changes to our lifestyles, there are a lot of people out there who are taking up a new form of exercise for the first time, gym junkies having an enforced break from their second home and waiting (impatiently) for them to re-open or people beginning to exercise for the first time…
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Gym and podiatry- BABY COWS (calves)
  PODIATRY AT THE GYM- CALF RAISES Feet and legs form the foundations of the human body. So we podiatrists are pretty important people haha! The feet are the first and only point of contact with the ground and are what keep us walking, running, jumping and landing. One of the main exercises we tend to prescribe to people is…
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Let’s Talk About Heel Pain
HEEL PAIN The common cold of foot problems, plantar heel pain is the thorn in the side (or heel) of millions of people walking the earth each year.  We love heel pain, both for the challenge it offers and the impact successful treatment has on our clients lives. You’re reminded of this injury every step you take and cringe at…
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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 and is an intense and diverse…
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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 this area of the body!…
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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 biased when it comes to…
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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.
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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.
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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 on the gentle slope up…
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Hunter Podiatry Services - Heel Pain and Shock Wave Therapy
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% of the population will experience Plantar Fasciitis,…
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