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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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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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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PODIATRY ONLINE (telehealth)
WHAT IS ONLINE PODIATRY?? Podiatry consultation via video conference on your computer or phone in isolation/at home In this uncertain time, we are looking for ways to bring health care to you. We have all been advised by our government to stay at home except for necessary exercise, shopping and medical appointments. Lower-limb pain will not take a break in…
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Ugly nails? We’ve got a QUICK FIX!
        Do you find yourself cringing at the thought of wearing open toed shoes due to unsightly nails?? Have an event coming up and you desperately want to wear those shoes? As podiatrists, we see ALL types of nails. The good the bad and the UGLY. We understand this can be a real cause of embarrassment for…
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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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Top Tip of the week: Rehab
    Persistent pain can be overwhelming both physically and mentally. Asking your health professional  what why and how are 3 simple questions that can put your mind at ease.
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