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News - Foot Health Clinic

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G20 Opening Hours
Sun - 9/11/14
Please note that due to the G20 public holiday in the Brisbane Local Government Area, Foot Health Clinic will close at 12pm on Friday 14 November 2014. For our usual opening hours please click here.

New NAOTs Now In Store!
Thu - 6/11/14
Exerience sandals that care for your feet without comprising on style: NAOT sandals feature a unique anatomical foot bed that moulds with wear into a ‘negative print’ your foot, similar to a footprint in the sand. The NAOT foot bed is designed to correctly support ...

New Range Of Foot-Friendly Sandals & Thongs
Wed - 8/10/14
Foot Health Clinic is proud to introduce our new range of sandals and thongs by Vionic. Developed by Australian podiatrist Philip Vasyli, Vionic footwear incorporates a biomechanical orthotic based on the orthotic correction found in most Vasyli orthotics. The Vionic foot ...

October Is Foot Health Month!
Wed - 1/10/14
          October Is Foot Health Month! Foot Health Clinic is excited to announce that October is once again National Foot Health Month. Foot Health Month is hosted every year as an initiative of the Australasian Podiatry ...

Facing Summer With Cracked Heels?
Sun - 21/09/14
  Cracked heels are a common foot problem, which can become serious when the skin affected is thickened or callused. Also known as ‘heel fissures’, cracked heels manifest at the junction of the skin of the bottom of the foot and the skin of the side ...

Temporary Change To Opening Hours
Mon - 25/08/14
From Monday 25 August to Tuesday 23 September (inclusive) our opening hours will change to:      MONDAY   9:00am - 12:00pm 1:00pm - 5:30pm      TUESDAY 11:00am - 12:00pm 1:00pm ...

Why Do I have Foot Odour?
Wed - 13/08/14
Foot odour is an embarrassing and uncomfortable condition, which can be an indication of infection. Foot odour has two causes: perspiration – our feet and hands contain more sweat glands than any other part of our bodies and provide a ready supply of perspiration, ...

This Is National Diabetes Week!
Sun - 13/07/14
Type 2 diabetes is the fastest-growing non-infectious disease in the world – and with more than one million people now diagnosed, Australia is facing an epidemic. National Diabetes Week, 13–19 July, is the perfect time to consider your risk of type 2 diabetes, and ...

Can Orthotics Help Me To Run?
Wed - 25/06/14
Yes they can! If foot alignment or gait pattern are affecting your performance, prescription orthotics can help you to improve while preventing treating injuries. Prescription orthotics are designed to control and/or alter the way your foot functions, so a thorough understanding ...

MID-YEAR SALE ON NOW!
Sun - 15/06/14
Save up to 50% on Naot, Ecco and Birkenstock for two weeks only. Click here to see our styles -- on sale until 27 June (unless sold out). ...

Can The Richie Brace Help Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease?
Wed - 4/06/14
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a rare, inherited and currently incurable neurological disorder affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people. It is characterised by a progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. The first symptom of Charcot-Marie-Tooth ...

Foot Health Clinic At Samford's Health Expo
Thu - 29/05/14
This Saturday, 31 May, Foot Health Clinic will take part in Samford's Health Expo, an initiative of Samford Chemmart Pharmacy. Clinic director and podiatrist Kim Edwards, a specialist in high-risk footcare and amputation prevention, will give a presentation on diabetic ...

Should I See A Podiatrist About My Sprained Ankle?
Wed - 14/05/14
Ankle sprains are the most common injury in sports. They typically involve injury to the ligaments on the outside of the ankle, when the ankle is suddenly rolled outwards. A high percentage of athletes suffering an ankle sprain will go on to suffer a recurrent sprain, ...

Are Your Soccer Boots Causing You Injury?
Wed - 7/05/14
The increased popularity of soccer has been accompanied by an increase in related foot and leg injuries. For players and coaches it is important to understand what role soccer boot construction plays, both in causing and preventing injury. Soccer boots are constructed with ...

Easter Opening Hours
Wed - 16/04/14
Foot Health Clinic will close for Good Friday on 18 April and Easter Monday on 21 April. We will also close for ANZAC Day on Friday 25 April. From Tuesday 22 to Thursday 24 April our usual opening hours will apply. We wish you and your family a safe and happy Easter! ...

What Is A Black Toenail?
Wed - 9/04/14
A black toenail, or subungal haematoma, occurs when blood accumulates under a toenail, causing it to appear blackened. Also known as ‘tennis toe’, subungal haematoma is caused by an excess of pressure on the toe, usually due to ill-fitting footwear. Footwear ...

This Is Arthritis Awareness Week!
Mon - 24/03/14
Arthritis is an umbrella term for a group of painful conditions affecting your joints. Because of the number of small joints in your feet, and the amount of pressure they take each day, they are especially prone to developing arthritis. It is important to see your podiatrist ...

Can Pregnancy Change My Feet?
Wed - 5/03/14
According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine, yes it can! Professor Neil Segal, of the University of Iowa, collected foot posture measurements from 49 women during the first trimester of their pregnancy, then again ...

Can My Weight Affect My Feet?
Sun - 16/02/14
This week – Monday 17 to Sunday 23 February – is Australia’s Healthy Weight Week, an initiative of the Dieticians Association of Australia. The health risks of excess weight and obesity feature frequently in the news, but one aspect not often reported on is ...

Save On Orthaheel Thongs!
Wed - 12/02/14
For a limited time, purchase 2 pairs of Orthaheel Sonoma or Wave thongs for $100 (normally $59.95 each). Designed by an Australian podiatrist to complement orthotic therapy, Orthaheel thongs offer the best arch support of any thong sandal we have seen. Colours available ...

Why Do I Get Cracked Heels In Summer?
Thu - 6/02/14
Did you know that open-backed shoes can contribute to cracked heels? This is because they allow the fat pad under the heel to expand sideways, resulting in increased pressure on the skin, which causes it to crack. Cracked heels can become serious if the skin is thickened ...

Why Do I Keep Getting Blisters In Summer?
Thu - 30/01/14
While summer usually means spending less time in enclosed footwear, it can increase your propensity for foot blisters. You are less likely to wear socks or stockings with your shoes, and heat and moist skin create ideal conditions for blister formation. If your blistering ...

Can I Wear Orthotics With Sandals?
Wed - 15/01/14
The short answer is yes you can! Using our Orthema CAD/CAM orthotic fabrication system, Foot Health Clinic can provide you with prescription orthotics customised for sandals. This is good news if you need to wear prescription orthotics, but dislike wearing enclosed, lace-up, ...

Happy New Year!
Wed - 1/01/14
Foot Health Clinic reopens on Monday 6 January. Watch this space for details of our new year sale! ...

Foot Health Clinic: Now Offering Same-Day Prescription Orthotics
Thu - 25/04/13
Foot Health Clinic is expanding its new premises with the introduction of Orthema™ CAD/CAM orthotics. The Swiss made Orthema™ CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacture) foot orthotic fabrication system enables the podiatrists at Foot Health Clinic ...

Foot Health Clinic: Now With More To Offer
Thu - 28/02/13
  Samford’s longest serving podiatry practice has moved to new purpose-built premises. After 18 years on Main Street, Foot Health Clinic is now situated in Samford Central Shopping Centre, on the corner of Mount Glorious Road and Mary Ring Drive. Owner and ...

FOOT HEALTH CLINIC HAS MOVED!
Sun - 10/02/13
Foot Health Clinic is now located in Samford Central Shopping Centre, corner Mount Glorious Road and Mary Ring Drive. Carpark access is directly outside the clinic off Mary Ring Drive, or through the IGA carpark off Kath Fitzgerald Drive. Foot Health Clinic is fully wheelchair ...

New Clinic Under Construction!
Fri - 25/01/13
Construction is underway at the new Foot Health Clinic premises in Samford Central Shopping Centre. Watch this space for further news and information!     ...

Foot Health Clinic is moving!
Mon - 14/01/13
In February we are moving to Shop 7, Samford Central Shopping Centre, cnr Mount Glorious Road and Mary Ring Drive (the old Video Ezy in the IGA complex). All our other contact details will stay the same. We look forward to seeing you at our new location!   ...