Getting a pedicure while popping into the local shops is so commonplace now, it is no longer considered a luxury. But, with the nail industry in WA having known issues with compliance monitoring, there are some important things to be aware of when you treat your feet.Read More
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A loss of mobility as we age can make caring for our feet more difficult. Trouble reaching over to attend to your toenails properly, protecting thinning skin, and the fact that healing takes longer in the body generally, can all lead to having your podiatrist on speed-dial. Most patients need to visit a podiatrist twice as often in their 70’s and 80’s than they did when they were in their 40’s and 50’s.
Race season is back on, and one of the most popular events of the year here in Perth is coming up very soon! The HBF Run for a Reason is next month which means many of you will be preparing to walk or run up to 21 kilometres in race conditions.
Given that your feet can strike the ground almost 5,000 times during a 4 kilometre run (and that they strike with a force of about 3 - 4 times your bodyweight) it's fair to say that your poor feet can take a hammering in events like these.Read More