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Plantar Fasciitis – Should You Get An Injection?

I’ve Got ‘Plantar Fasciitis’ – Should I Get An Injection? As a podiatrist clients often ask if they should get an injection for Plantar Fasciitis. So we thought it would be a good idea to bust a few myths and bring a bit of clarity to ‘Plantar Fasciitis’ and the use of cortisone and steroid […]

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How to choose a podiatrist

How to Choose a Podiatrist

How to choose a podiatrist for your foot pain problem! So you have suffered long enough with your foot pain problem and it’s finally time to get help! A friend, colleague or other health professional may have suggested that you go and see a podiatrist. Now unless you receive a great referral or recommendation from […]

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Team Bali Adventure 2018

Foot and Leg Centre Team Bali Adventure 2018! We all know that it’s so important in life to take some time out. Time away from the hustle and bustle and the everyday routines. Time away gives perspective, clarity and calm. It creates space to be creative, focussed and vulnerable. Recently, the Foot & Leg Centre […]

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Fun Foot Facts and Records

Fun Foot Facts and Records Our feet truly are amazing! Not only do our feet make up 25% of all the bones in our body (26 bones in each foot), our feet have 250,000 sweat glands and almost 8,000 nerves. They are also responsible for some weird and wonderful world records, listed by ‘Guinness World […]

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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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How come my feet have developed bunions?

How come my feet have developed bunions? Bunions are common, really common! Current research suggests as many as 1 in 3 adults will develop a bunion. Bunions are more common in females (at least twice as common). The risk of bunion development increases as we get older. Too often people believe that the only treatment option […]

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3 Tips To Keep Your Feet Warm This Winter

3 Tips To Keep Your Feet Warm This Winter As the days grow shorter and the temperature gets cooler many of us can find it a challenge to keep our cold feet warm.  But there are some simple things you can do to help keep your feet warm and toasty during the winter months. Exercise […]

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Why do my knee joints crackle and pop?

Why do my knee joints crackle and pop? So your knee joints crackle and pop … and you don’t eat Rice Bubbles? Musical knees are experienced by many people. The sound you hear when your knee joints crackle and pop is gas escaping from the synovial fluid surrounding the joint. It can occur when a […]

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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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Good Nutrition for Healthy Feet

GOOD NUTRITION FOR HEALTHY FEET Have you ever thought about the foods you eat affecting your feet? If you are like most people you understand the benefits of eating healthy foods to maintain good health. We think about food in relation to weight management and heart health, but not typically our foot health. What’s interesting […]

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