7 signs you are wearing the wrong shoes.  7 signs you are wearing the wrong shoes

March 20, 2018 at 1:46 am

Wearing the wrong shoes can cause numerous issues, many of them painful! The good news is ill fitting footwear is something that is completely in your control to avoid. According to the Wall Street Journal, a study in the UK revealed one third of all men, and half of all
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Kids feet, the importance of proper fitting shoes and common foot problems.

February 17, 2018 at 1:36 am

Children often start walking between 8 - 18 months and are flatfooted in their early years, with their arches developing at around 5 years old. The muscles and ligaments of their feet are underdeveloped during this time, so it is imperative that they have correctly fitting footwear. Common problems that
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bunions How to prevent Bunions

January 16, 2018 at 4:42 am

Certain foot shapes tend to risk developing bunions more than others Bunions are generally hereditary. The shape and structure of feet run in our genetics and some people are more susceptible than others such as certain foot shapes: low arches, flat feet and loose joints for example. However, there are
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foot odour What causes foot odour and how to prevent it?

December 27, 2017 at 8:46 pm

The main cause of foot odour is sweaty feet Bacteria on the skin breaks down sweat, and unlike other parts of the body that just sweat when you are hot or exercising, feet sweat all the time. As the sweat decomposes, it produces a foul odour. This is medically known
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Got Cankles? Why feet swell.

November 18, 2017 at 1:05 am

Swelling of the feet or ankles is common, but when should you be concerned? If you find your feet or ankles swell after a long day of standing or walking a lot you might find yourself familiar your calves blending into your ankles, rendering them no longer visible - you
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common causes of foot pain Five Common causes of foot pain

October 20, 2017 at 6:45 am

Our feet - we rely on them every day, but don’t give them much thought or TLC, until we start to experience foot pain. The most common causes of foot pain are injury and disease. Poor footwear can also cause discomfort or pain, such as shoes that are too tight
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kids feet The importance of proper fitting shoes for kids

October 3, 2017 at 2:59 am

If you’re a parent, you will understand and appreciate the phrase “they grow up so fast”. Children’s physical needs and behaviours change dramatically as they transition through different stages of growth. It might not be at the forefront of the mind or at top of the priority list for many
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toe nail infections What causes fungal infections

September 6, 2017 at 3:51 am

Fungi are organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic material in which they grow. While beneficial fungi such as mushrooms or yeast form part of the human diet, there are also more problematic fungi that are responsible for causing and spreading infectious disease amongst animals, plants and humans. Mould, mildew is one such example that can be problematic in homes
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warts How do you get rid of a Verruca?

July 17, 2017 at 9:15 am

A Verruca (or Plantar Wart) is a type of wart that grows on the underside of the foot, and is a very common complaint. Unlike warts that you would find growing on any other part of the body, a verruca tends to grow inwards rather than outwards, this is largely
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toe nail infections Embarrassing Foot Problems

June 19, 2017 at 3:43 am

When you really stop to consider the science of how our bodies work... to pro-create, to digest our modern diets, and to ward off sickness and disease you begin to realise just how fascinating the human body really is. There are some parts of our bodies however, that we'd rather not talk about, particularly
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winter feet How to prevent ingrown toenails this winter

May 21, 2017 at 2:48 am

Winter is about to set in, with its cold embrace across Australia and this is the time of year when many Australian's decide to leave their thongs on the shoe rack and opt for a warmer and less exposed shoe style.  However, as the days grow colder and more Australian's
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Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction What Causes Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction?

April 17, 2017 at 4:21 am

Tibialis posterior dysfunction is a common cause of acquired flatfoot dysfunction and may not show viewable symptoms until later on in life.  However, for those that are afflicted from tibialis posterior dysfunction, one thing remains true, the constant and persistent pain in the central area or arch of the foot.
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Morton Nueroma Is Morton Neuroma the cause of your foot pain?

March 17, 2017 at 2:28 am

Do you suffer from the following symptoms, such as: A pain forming in the ball (middle) of your foot that seems to shoot to your toes, a burning or tingling sensation in your foot, perhaps you might even feel like you are always walking on a sharp stone or rounded
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beach feet 5 Summer Foot Problems To Lookout For

February 21, 2017 at 2:38 am

It's that grand time of year, where the days are long, the sun sets late, and the family is playing a game of backyard cricket without their shoes. However, with the joys of the summertime and the intriguing idea of going barefoot comes with some issue, so here are five
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Summer Foot Care

January 17, 2017 at 2:29 am

Summer is the time when the weather warms up and our feet are on display baring all.  It is also the time of year when they are exposed to sun, wind and sand which can significantly dry them out and leave them vulnerable to foot issues.   Your summer foot care
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Suffering with Corns and Calluses: Are those shoes really worth it?

December 16, 2016 at 2:43 am

Many women have various problems with their feet as a result of ill fitting shoes.  Shoes are one of the main causes of corns and calluses.  It can be the price paid for choosing latest fashions over foot health.  Corns and calluses are the thickening or hardening of patches of
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Achilles Tendonopathy Pain in your heel or around achilles tendon?

November 16, 2016 at 2:02 am

If stepping out of bed in the morning is uncomfortable, reaching for the items off the top shelf causes discomfort or continuing your usual exercise regime has become too painful it may be time to see a professional about it.  Should you experience pain in your heel or around the
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spring foot Ingrown Toenails causing painful toes

October 10, 2016 at 7:09 am

If you have ever suffered from an ingrown toenail, you will know that it can cause very tender or even severe pain; whereby wearing shoes can be unbearable and you will soon discover how much you actually use your toes.  Urgent treatment or better still prevention of ingrown toenails will
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feet 3 Easy steps to avoid fungal toenail infections

September 12, 2016 at 4:56 am

Fungal nail infections are a condition we all want to avoid if we can. So how can we minimise our risk for toenail infections?  Here are a few practises you can adopt to help avoid the dreaded spread of infection with three easy steps. 1.     Maintain your nail This first
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foot circle Suffering from Bunions?

August 10, 2016 at 12:25 am

A bunion (hallux valgus) is a common condition where a deformity lies at the base of ones big toe, causing the joint to develop a bony prominence. Bunions can also form on the outside of the foot at the base of the little toe, although less common, this is referred
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