Well we can't wait for these shoes to arrive on our NZ shores! Some of these shoes look amazing but we will have to wait for them to arrive before we can try them out :) http://running.competitor.com/2015/08/photos/sneak-peek-a-first-glance-at-30-new-shoes-for-2016_133152#JgmjkkQRrr5feMoZ.99 #shoes #sports #running #podiatry
Less than one month to go till the Transworks Half Marathon and 6km Fun Run! Step Up Podiary will be there along with some of our friends at the grounds offering free sports massage and injury treatment. We will also be applying sports tape before and after the event for free if you bring your own tape and $5 if we use our own tape. We look forward to seeing everyone there!! Fingers crossed the weather is great!!! The link for the entry form is below :) https://www.runningcal
Our Waiuku Podiatry Clinic is extending their hours! Due to high demand, we are now opening a second day at Waiuku Health Plus. This clinic is fully equipped for all types of foot problems, and currently our podiatrist Jessica is the prinicpal podiatrist there. If you would like to make an appointment there, please phone us on 0800 111 224. We are located upstairs, but if you get lost please ask reception to guide you in the right direction. And remember we have free treatmen
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
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
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