Footwear and Heel Pain! “I have these really cushioned shoes” she says with pride!" “The guy in the shop says they will be the best thing they are just so comfortable” “I bought the best ones they had” “They worked for a while but now it has come back and it feels just as bad if not worse than it did before” “I am so frustrated I have tried everything” This is generally how the conversation with many of our patients who first visit us tends to sound like. Why does it sound li
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
Improving Your Golf Game With Orthotics Golf is a demanding game that can place strain on the feet and legs. Balance and stability are essential to ensure that you are playing to the best of your ability. The leg and foot movements involved in golfing are comparable to dance steps. The weight is placed on the balls of the feet, and is then shifted towards the heel of the foot before moving forward again during the course of a typical golf swing. It stands to reason that probl
Hi guys! As you may know, one of my passions in podiatry is caring for young children with special needs. I have attatched an article (which does have some very big words) about how podiatry is so important to those suffering from Down Syndrome for anyone who would like some further knowledge. I also would like to let everyone know that we are planning something BIG for the Down Sydrome community throughout Auckland, but we will have to keep that under wraps for now!! Take ca
To all our loyal clients, We have begun to do $15 treatment sessions for children under 16. These spots are very limited and all the slots were taken up for the 2nd of August before we could even get this post up and running! We will be doing a few of these sessions each year, and the best way to keep informed is to "like" our facebook page and any promotions we have you will be notified quickly to get your appointment. Thank you all for an amazing start to the year! Jessica
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