Pro Feet Podiatry Blog

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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What is nailKalm?

May 21, 2018

We know you don’t want to talk about it. But we need to discuss the funny colouring on your nails. You know, the crumbly thickness that know one seems to know what to do with? Well there is a name for it and there is a new treatment available at Pro Feet Podiatry! Onychomycosis (fungal...


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Footwear for little people’s feet….

May 1, 2018

Footwear for little people’s feet…. In terms of choosing footwear for little feet, we don’t like to choose based on age but rather on stage. Pre-walkers Shoes for feet that are soft and malleable need to be just that…. soft and malleable. We do not want tight or rigid shoes or socks around these little...


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What to think about when picking a netball shoe?

March 1, 2018

As netball trials sweep the nation, the familiar smell of Thursday night training and icy cold winter Saturdays hit us. Whether you are the kind of netballer who has been training steadily all of pre season, or you are the opposite who has only just dusted off the cobwebs, with the dawn of a new...


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How to choose the perfect footy boot?

February 19, 2018

The 2018 football season is coming! Now is the perfect time to find the right football boot for maximum comfort and injury prevention. Footy boots are often purchased based on the aesthetic appearance, colour and price but it’s important to remember the functional requirements of a shoe. *Professional fitting: It’s important to have your boots...


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Calf raises…why are they so important?

December 20, 2017

Drysdale Podiatrist, Patrick Oughtred explains… The humble calf raise is an effective exercise which has been around decades, and has been re-worked to create dozens of variations. The movement is simple: rise up onto your forefoot (double or single leg), then back down – How hard could that be? Essentially the calf raise is a...


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Top tips for keeping your feet active, healthy and happy this summer!

December 7, 2017

After a cosy winter of hiding underneath socks and enclosed shoes, the warm summer days are a chance to show off your feet, so here are some tips for having summer-worthy feet. Soak it: Soaking our feet in warm water softens up the skin and you can add some Epsom salts for extra muscle relaxation....


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