Pro Feet Podiatry Blog

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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Are you a teacher suffering from tired and aching feet?

April 8, 2018

Geelong Podiatrist – Amy Hawker, gives her top tips to help teachers stay active, healthy and happy!  Many teachers suffer from foot and leg pain as teaching is a demanding profession on both feet. School holidays provide the perfect opportunity to improve overall foot health. Our Sports Podiatrist – Amy Hawker, has put together a...

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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? Geelong Podiatrist, Amy Hawker explains..

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. Amy Hawker, a sports podiatrist from Pro Feet...

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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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