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Great Ideas for Foot and Lower Leg health

Life is full of opportunities that we want to grab with both hands. However a moments though on how best to protect and look after our feet and lower legs and could pay dividends in the future. Here are many great ideas that just may keep you on your feet .



Plantar Fascial Tear 

Jack Viney Melbourne star and co-captain Jack Viney suffered a foot injury the weekend before last that could keep him sidelined for up to six weeks. Aside from being a major blow to the Demons' AFL finals hopes, if this foot injury is not managed appropriately it could become an ongoing problem for Viney. It is understood that he had previously been suffering from an aggravated plantar fascia with a small plantar fascial tear. Read More...



Orthotic Care 

Custom Orthotics - How to look after and care for them.Looking after your orthotics:

Most of us invest in our health in a variety of ways. Some of us have custom foot orthotics to support our feet and keep us free from injury and pain. It is important to be aware that orthotic devices don't last forever! How well you look after these orthotics will improve their lifespan and also make sure you get the most out them. Here are eight tips on how to care for your orthotic devices to improve their lifespan and keep your feet moving. Read More...



Cycling Foot Injuries 

Cycling and foot pain: A Narre Warren Podiatrist talks foot pain management before the Around the Bay 2016
The annual around he bay cycling fund raiser is fast approaching. This time of year the dwindling number of crisp mornings and warmer weather has prompted many MAMILs (middle aged men in Lycra) to dust off the bikes and hit the road. Podiatrists focus on all lower limb for and ankle injuries but when it comes to cycling injuries, they often take a back seat to running injuries. Read More...



Comfortable Orthotics 

When seeing patients for the first time, many of them express concerns and reservations when it comes to their orthotics. "I have orthotics but they are uncomfortable" is a comment we often hear. I believe that it is possible to make an orthotic device that fits and feels comfortable for everyone who wears them.

There are going to be some feet that may present as a greater challenge than others. However, with the necessary adjustments and some fine tuning I still think it is possible to design and create an orthotic that provides comfort while providing efficient foot function. Read More...



Attention Triathletes! 5 Important Foot Tips that can Make or Break a Race 

With the warmer weather upon us, it’s time for many to shave the legs, don the lycra and put their winter training to good use as the Melbourne triathlon season is here!

Some triathletes will have already competed at the iconic Noosa and Shepparton triathlons recently and don’t need reminding that Melbourne’s Gatorade Season begins on the 29th of November at Elwood and the Sole Motive ActiveTri Series began on Sunday 8th November. To get through your races as unscathed as possible, I’ve put together a few foot tips that may prove handy. Read More...

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