Author Archive | Michael Sarunic

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It’s time for an adventure but are my shoes up to it?

So you’ve got your next adventure planned, a lot of preparation has gone into that big trip. Maybe you are off overseas or starting bush walking. But have you stopped to think “is my footwear going to support my feet while I’m away?”. The last thing we want is to injure ourselves while we are […]

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When is Plantar Fasciitis NOT Plantar Fasciitis?

So when is Plantar Fasciitis NOT Plantar Fasciitis? In my practice I see a lot of people who come in with heel pain, They will say something like my heel hurts: I think I’ve got plantar fasciitis I’ve googled it and I’ve got plantar fasciitis Or My friend, brother, Mum, etc has said I’ve got […]

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Can Feet Affect Your Balance?

Can Feet Affect Your Balance? There can be many causes of poor balance. Such as inner ear (vestibular) issues, some medications and medical conditions eg low blood pressure (hypotension). Even being dehydrated can affect your balance. But can your feet affect your balance? In short – YES. Poor balance could be caused by your feet? […]

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The alignment of your feet maybe causing your foot pain

Why are our feet like wheels on a car? “Foot pain and many of the painful symptoms that people feel in their feet and legs often relates to an alignment problem” Michael Sarunic As a car guy, I love anything to do with cars. I have a couple of budget classic cars (one pictured above) which I’ve […]

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Tips and Tricks to Ease Your Achilles Pain

Suffering with Achilles Pain is no fun! Having a healthy and well-functioning Achilles tendon is very important for normal walking and avoiding Achilles Pain.  The Achilles tendon joins the calf muscle at the back of your leg to your heel bone (calcaneus). In our anatomy picture below the long white part is the Achilles tendon […]

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