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How to maintain your winter heels in summer…

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Cracked Heels

With the warmer months just around the corner (one can only hope – come on Spring!), the trusty feet and not so pretty heels start to break free from socks and shoes and wiggle their way into the good old Aussie flip flop, sling back, sandal or even barefoot around your home.  This means that we’ve gone from that nice …

Injuries: when to ice, when to apply heat, when to leave alone and why.

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Injury Ice Vs Heat

The forever lasting debate causes a lot of confusion, and today we are here to give you some clarity and dispel a few myths. ICE Think acute, fresh injuries within the first 24-48 hours of occurrence. Strained muscles, sprained joints, bruises etc, but there are always exceptions to the rule. Ice should be used as a calming agent, a recent …

Protecting our children’s feet from injury during sport

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Never assume pain and injury is normal for your child when playing sport. Some children can be very active during the day, then combine this with a busy sporting schedule, it can add up to a very high amount of time spent on growing and developing feet. Fortunately, there are some simple steps to help reduce injury occurrence: Footwear: Make …

City-Bay 2017 & The Athlete’s Foot Adelaide!

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You’ll see the myPod Podiatry team sweating it out, again, at this years City-Bay! We’ve supported CanTeen through the City-Bay Fun Run for a number of years, raising over $500 last year alone! This year, we’re running and walking again to help CanTeen support young people living with cancer! To help show your support please head to our donation page, hit the donate …

Another fantastic outcome for a patient struggling with Fungal Nails!

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A Case Study Late last year a lady in her early 50’s attended our city clinic struggling to fight a rapidly spreading fungal nail infection on her big toe. Frustrated with the lack of resolve from topical antifungal creams she had bought at her local chemist, she thought it may be time to seek our opinion for better options. Upon …

How do you know it is time for new orthotics?

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If your feet are hurting or they start to feel uncomfortable, it is worth having your feet and orthotics reassessed by your Podiatrist. If there are any changes in your feet. This is particularly relevant in children as their feet are constantly developing. You may find your orthotics may have become too short or the foot is too wide for …

Killer Fashion – is this you?

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Is this you? Are you a sista or a mista that gets around in these killer heels? Whilst we commend you and often wished WE could look more like Beyonce in heels whilst carrying twins instead of a baby giraffe learning to walk, you may be causing yourself some nasty problems! Numb toes? Burning or clicking in the balls of your …

Welcome to the New myPod!

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If you’re reading this post then welcome to our new website. A creative space that we hope is going streamline your health and wellness and give you some insight into who we are as a company. It’s been a busy start to the year, as well as launching this website we have also had an increase in operating hours at …

Different Types of Running Shoes- Pros and Cons

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With so many shoes on the market today it’s difficult to understand what is the right sports shoe for you. Today we will today break down the 3 most common sub sections of running footwear. Cushioned Neutral Meaning same density of foam around the entire shoe. This creates a flat stable base for the shoe. Pro’s lightweight large range of …

Blisters: to Pop or Not to Pop?

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The question of whether you should pop a blister comes up quite regularly in our line of work. If you read a lot of articles online you will see that there is generally a 50-50 split on which way to go. Blisters can present at three different stages: blister roof intact, blister roof torn and blister de-roofed. In the latter …