Hyeon Chung, how you can avoid blisters!

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After Roger Federer’s impressive 20th Grand Slam title I wanted to recap how a blister may have changed the outcome of the entire tournament. On Friday night Hyeon Chung, arguably Federer’s toughest looking opponent threw in the towel midway into the second set unable to continue due to a blister!! I must admit even I was thinking, “a blister, really” …

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 …