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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 .



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...



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...



Runners or Cross Trainers...Which should I buy? 

Do you know when we should be using a  running shoe and when a cross trainer would be more appropriate? Have a read of these few tips.Having worked in a technical footwear store fitting athletic footwear, I often get asked many questions about footwear. In a series of blogs over the coming months I will aim to answer some more FAQs podiatrists get relating to footwear. One of the most common questions I get asked is “can I use a runner for walking even if I don’t run?” In short, yes, you can use a running shoe if you plan on walking and don’t intend to do any running but there are some significant differences between runners and cross trainers that many of us don’t know and it is important to make sure you are using the right shoe for your desired activity.  Read More...



Football Boots 

Joel Selwood wears Asics. Wanting to find the right football boot for you?With local football well and truly underway, it still comes a bit of a surprise that many avid footballers are yet to invest in a good football boot. Over the weekend I witnessed a couple of season ending injuries to a couple of great suburban footballers.

These injuries may have been prevented or at the very least the degree of damage may have been reduced if the appropriate footwear were being used. Selecting the right football boot in regards to stability and support can be hugely important in minimising injuries and there is one brand in particular does it better then most. Read More...



5 tips on avoid foot or leg injuries this preseason 

Runner training smart to avoid injury this preseason.No matter what sport you play...football, netball, tennis...preseason training is about to kick off. For many suburban sporting clubs and sports people it already has. This time of year is often one where each club or team is trying to out do their competitors by training harder and getting fitter but it is also a time where old injuries return or new ones develop. The best thing you can do this season to get that edge over your competitors is prepare better to avoid injury. Below are a few simple tips on how to avoid foot and leg injuries this preseason. Read More...

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