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3 Sports Podiatry foot tips

06 May 3 Sports Podiatry foot tips for dealing with last minute running injuries

With the 2019 Gold Coast Marathon weekend drawing closer and closer it can be a little stressful if you are dealing with a running injury and still trying to maintain quality sessions and kilometres.  Whether you are stepping up running distance or trying to better a previous time...

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08 Apr 5 Key Considerations for choosing a light-weight running shoe for the 2019 Gold Coast Marathon & Asics Half Marathon

With a little under 3 months to go before the Gold Coast marathon weekend (6 -7th July 2019) this is the time when beginner and novice recreational runners seem to start showing up at Podiatrist clinics looking for advice about potentially running in a lighter...

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bursa

25 Mar Commonly Injured structures in the foot from running #1 – Bursa

This will be an ongoing series of blogs relating to - Commonly Injured structures in the foot: #1 Bursa What is a bursa and what is its function? A Bursa is a “sac” of fluid that provides a buffer between two anatomical structures be that bone on tendon...

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treatment severs disease

19 Mar Sever’s Disease Management and Treatment

Following on from the last blog which outlined what Sever’s disease is and the contributing factors, this week’s blog looks at common management and treatment for this often stubborn condition. Please keep in mind this general advice and it is best to get in to see...

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Sever’s Disease A common back to school condition

01 Mar Children’s heel pain – Sever’s Disease – A common back to school condition

This is a timely blog given February/March is when GPs, Podiatrists and Physiotherapists see an influx of children suffering from heel pain most commonly diagnosed as Sever’s disease. The factors of returning to school, potentially having to be on feet more compared to when on holidays...

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5 Footwear tips for preventing running injuries

22 Feb 5 Footwear tips for preventing running injuries

Choose the Correct Running Shoes This might seem like a simple thing to do but with the large number of different running shoes out there navigating the maze can be difficult.  Especially with all of the differing advice out there from shoes stores, health professionals, magazines...

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The Dreaded Blister Prevention and Management

01 Nov The Dreaded Blister!!! Prevention & Management

Blisters can stop you in your tracks…..literally!  Worse still if they are not looked after properly they can become infected and therefore stop you running for a while! So what is the best way to prevent them and manage them if you want to keep on...

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Heel Striking vs Fore-Foot Striking Running Shoe Considerations

26 Sep Heel Striking vs Fore-Foot Striking: Running Shoe Considerations

A common question I get asked in clinic is whether fore-foot or heel/mid-foot striking is better for you for preventing overuse injuries in long distance running. This question is not always easy to answer as there are many variables such as running experience, conditioning, range of...

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