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5 signs you have the wrong shoes

Starting a new exercise program in new shoes is a great idea. Exercising in the wrong shoes, however, is a bad idea and can lead to pain, injury and the end of your new exercise program. If you have started exercising and are having problems with recurrent injuries or pain, it might well be your …

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5 Signs Your Child May Have A Foot Problem

it’s not normal for kids to complain of foot, leg or knee pain Pain or Limping It is never normal for a child to have foot, knee or leg pain. If pain lasts for more than few days, have it checked. Your child can’t keep up with their peers in sport. If your child has …

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Walking the Milford Track

Foot Health Clinic patient Karen Dunshea shares her experience of walking the Milford Track in New Zealand’s South Island. Photos (excluding title image) by Stephen Havas. For a very long time I have wanted to walk the Milford Track in NZ’s South Island, which I did with my partner at the very end of the …

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3 Simple Foot Exercises to help people with Bunions

Like the rest of your body, the joints of your feet need to be supported by strong, flexible muscles.  This is especially so, if you have a foot problem like bunions. To avoid injuries and move well, you need strong ‘core’ stability.  However, many people don’t realise that a strong ‘core’ is of limited benefit, …

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Hiking The Main Range, Pleasure and Pain

Our intrepid explorer Oliver Fawcett recently did a three day back country hike with some Samford locals in the Main Range National Park. It was a truly magnificent trip with its fair share of pleasure and pain. Our intrepid explorer Oliver Fawcett did a three day back country hike with some Samford locals in the …

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Foot Health Clinic Walks the Camino de Santiago

In September 2014, podiatrists Oliver Fawcett and Kim Edwards, together with their 12-year-old twin daughters, Lucca and Finlay, completed 350km of the Camino de Santiago, a centuries-old pilgrimage to the shrine of St James in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. Here Oliver reports on the difference having the right footwear and …

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  • Foot & Ankle Pain
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  • Heel Pain
  • Orthotic Therapy
  • Physical Therapy for Feet
  • Self Care
  • Skin & Nail Conditions
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Patient Case Study – Podiatry & Falls Prevention

Subscribe to the Foot Health Clinic YouTube Channel This is an 88yo lady that recently attended foot health clinic for podiatry care, footwear & balance assessment. Margaret (not her real name) presented to Foot Health Clinic after recently moving into the Samford area to be closer to her family. Margaret has an advanced case of …

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2019 Year in Review

Our Podiatrists at Foot Health Clinic are always looking for ways to develop new skills to help our patients remain active and healthy. Oliver, Kim & Granville have enjoyed an amazing year learning the latest in podiatry care from experts in many diverse fields.  This is a small glimpse into their year in review:  Oliver Oliver has …

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Medical Thongs For Children On School Holidays!

Thongs, flip-flops, double-pluggers, and crocs – these are popular holiday footwear styles that most kids like to slip on during the school holidays. These styles can never offer enough support to truly be considered ‘healthy’ for kids who have foot problems.   If your child wants to wear thongs we recommend the ‘Orthaheel’ medical thong as …

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Why Do Toenails Thicken As We Age?

Did you know that normal toenail growth rate averages approximately 1mm per month! Interestingly, with advancing age (starting from ~25yo) this growth rate tends to gradually decrease by about 0.5% per year.  So, by the time we reach 85yo our toenails are growing at about half the rate they were when we were 25yo!  Over …

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Patient Case Study – Toenails

This is an 85yo gentleman that recently attended Foot Health Clinic for podiatry care of his toenails.   Due to his longstanding diabetes he is unable to reach his feet, has low vision, and poor blood circulation to his toes.   His toenails have become increasingly thickened and friable over time, developing a secondary fungal …

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Night Time Leg Pains in Children: Should I worry?

It’s 2AM, your 6 year old boy awakens, screaming of painful legs and wanting you to rub them to help the pain go away.   While you massage his legs, you look for any cause for his distress, there is no swelling, redness or heat.  Nothing looks out of the ordinary.  You administer some paracetomol or …

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Keep Your Feet Healthy In Summer

Recommendations for keeping your feet healthy in the heat Here are the Australasian Podiatry Council’s recommendations for keeping your feet healthy in the heat: Nail care: Keep toenails trimmed straight across with nail clippers and avoid cutting too close to the skin or down at the corners as this can invite infection and the development …

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Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Balance or Coordination?

What are some of the signs of balance or coordination problems in children? Many children have difficulties with balance or coordination problems due to a wide variety of reasons.  Some of the signs that parents might notice that may be indicative of a problem include: Your child falls easily or trips often, you might even …

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Yoga for Seniors – Finding Balance in Life

If you’ve reached your senior years and you’re not already practicing yoga, now is a great time to start. Yoga is an incredibly helpful physical and mental practice for seniors.  The physical effects of yoga can increase flexibility, mobility, strength and balance through low-impact, coordinating mindful movement with breath and focused concentration.  Psychologically, it can …

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Why Do I Keep Getting Foot Blisters In Summer?

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 is chronic or recurring, you should see your podiatrist. Left untreated, chronic …

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Use it or lose it!

#useitorloseit Did you know that most health funds allow you to claim a new pair of orthotics every year?   If you don’t use your benefit it doesn’t usually roll over to the next year,  you simply lose it! There is still time to have a new pair of 2019 orthotics at the Foot Health Clinic, …

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Why Do I have Foot Odour?

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, particularly if you also suffer from inherited hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating; …

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