Pro Feet Podiatry Blog

How to be friends with your feet this racing season!

November 1, 2018

As the sunshine takes over and the grass gets greener, Victorians shake out the winter cobwebs and prepare for their next party- the Spring racing carnival! Whether you are a classic Derby Day goer or more of an Oak’s Day enthusiast,  keeping your feet happy on race day is a necessity not worth gambling on....


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What do your loading patterns say about you?

October 25, 2018

When we talk about loading patterns, we are referring to the transfer of load through your feet. This might not seem like a big deal, but depending on your activity, the load going through particular structures can be in excess of 300% of your body weight! If that load is moving through structures that can’t...


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Tis the season….for RUNNING!

October 25, 2018

It’s finally here, the birds are chirping and the sun is shining, it’s time to dust off the runners and get ready for another stellar running season. Running season for most generally starts around October and will go through until March, and it is during this time, we as Podiatrists see a real spike in...


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Are Shin Splints Impacting Your Activity?!

October 24, 2018

Shin splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome) is a common and frequently treated condition seen across many health clinics. Typically seen in runners and athletes, this injury can limit activity and at times completely prevent any form of high-intensity exercise. The cause of this injury is poorly understood however pain is likely a result, but not...


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What are the best cricket shoes for the upcoming 2018/19 season? 

October 17, 2018

Footy is over…. now let’s focus on the cricket! Whether you are opening your long forgotten cricket bag or starting the game for the first time, its important to ensure your footwear will get you through a long season. Melbourne Podiatrist, Tom Beasley, who plays locally for Old Trinity Cricket Club lists the current cricket...


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Best Shoes For Travel!!

October 1, 2018

The perfect travel shoe… does it exist?   You have been planning the holiday for months – flights booked, itinerary planned, clothes packed…. But wait, what shoes to take?   As Podiatrist’s (and keen adventurers) we understand how difficult it can be to find the perfect travel or everyday shoe, especially one that ticks all...


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Best Work Shoes For Men!!

October 1, 2018

If you’re anything like me work shoes need to last and still look good. We’ve composed a list of footwear thats durable but still looks good no matter what field you work in. We’ll cover business shoes, casual styles and work boots to give you the best shoes or boots for you. Our Job as podiatrists...


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How to keep your feet and ankles injury free while smashing F45!

September 24, 2018

It’s the fitness revolution that’s sweeping the nation- F45! Offering high intensity, 45 minute workouts, F45 is arguably one of the fastest growing training networks that Australia has seen! Focusing on functional exercises, F45 incorporates movements that are common in day to day activities, making it a great way to reduce the risk of injury...


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What are the best shoes for nurses? Podiatrist explains…

July 31, 2018

What are the best shoes for nurses? We see and help lots of nurses in the clinic… lots of them with tired, sore, painful and achy feet! Some of the nurses we see are younger and some are in the back ends of their careers…. All of them have one thing in common. They are...


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