Hi guys, as there are many walks and marathons coming up, in preparation for this here is some info on how you should care for your feet well in advance! :)
By now you should have:
- Been professionally fitted in the most appropriate shoe for your foot type and shape. You will have ideally done several long training walks of 25+Km in your chosen shoes.
- Purchased a good pair of socks that wick moisture away and have padding around the back of the heel.
- Know your f
Morton's Neuroma What is it? Morton's neuroma is the common name given to the nerve irritation that is found in the ball of the foot that may or may not be accompanied by an inter-metatarsal bursae (a bursa-neuromal complex). It is often associated with inflammation or degeneration and often occurs with constant pressure or irritation of the nerve from the surrounding bony structures or local bursas (fluid filled sacs). Morton's Neuroma can cause symptoms such as a sharp pai
The winter season has arrived and we see many injuries as a result of skiing and snow boarding accidents. Below is a link to a great article discussing the two sports and which one is safer. What do you think? Skiing vs Snowboarding - which is safer #podiatry #achilles #anklesprain #archpain #foot #footpain #podiatrist #pukekohe
The Football season is well underway! Now that we are well and truly into the winter sport season our young sporting stars may be complaining of some aches and pains. Due to the nature of football codes it is not uncommon for our kids to suffer from foot, ankle and leg injuries at this time of the season.These injuries may range from a bump or a bruise, sprained ankle or something a bit more serious like a fracture. Participating in sport should be an enjoyable experience and