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Our feet are connected to our core – Townsville Podiatrist Hayley explains…

Townsville Podiatrist Hayley explains how our FEET are connected to our CORE. During walking and running the only contact point between the body and the ground is our foot – therefore foot stability is crucial for the correct transfer of impact forces. The faster our feet and core can “talk” to each other, the more efficient our gait will be and therefore our injury risk decreases. | March 10 2017 | Active Feet,Running & Exercise

So yogis have been awake to the powerful interconnection between FOOT to CORE for a very long time – referring to the foot as ‘Pada Bundha’ and the pelvic floor as ‘Mula Bundha...

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‘Start low & go slow’ – How to begin an exercise regime from scratch

The New Year is a great time to focus on becoming fit and healthy. As a Biomechanical Podiatrist I treat many patients who (due to yucky foot and lower limb pain) have become very inactive for a very long time. Once we have worked together to manage or resolve their pain, they have more energy, a positive head-space and are now ready to embark on some regular exercise. So here’s some advice I will often give to my patients... | January 31 2017 | Running & Exercise,Active Feet,Lower Limb Complaints

The New Year is a great time to focus on becoming fit and healthy. Nobody will dispute that exercise (movement) is good for us. Due to our more sedentary occupations and lifestyles – even the ac...

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How to choose the correct training footwear

Footwear can be the cause of your injury, or help you avoid or overcome an injury. With so many different shoe types (and colours) on the market, how does one choose the correct footwear for their foot-type and activity? | January 31 2017 | Footwear,Running & Exercise

Shoes, shoes, shoes. They can be the cause of your injury, or help you avoid or overcome an injury. With so many different shoe types (and colours) on the market, how does one choose the correct footw...

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FOOT PAIN hindering your New Year Fitness Resolution???

Most people try to kick off the New Year with a healthy, positive goal in mind. 3 things to consider when embarking on a new exercise regime: Footwear is a biggy! Beware of Too Much Too Soon. Address any niggles before you start | January 31 2017 | Running & Exercise,Lower Limb Complaints,Footwear

Most people try to kick off the New Year with a healthy, positive goal in mind. Whether that be regularly walking Castle Hill or training for a half marathon, it’s important to have a plan in pl...

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Why do my shins hurt when I run?

Shin pain is a common complaint seen in my Townsville Podiatry clinic. Shin pain can be very frustrating, especially when you are just getting into an exercise regime. There are many causes of shin pain, but I think the most common cause is ‘too much too soon’. | January 10 2017 | Lower Limb Complaints,Running & Exercise,Footwear

This is a common complaint seen in my Townsville Podiatry clinic. Shin pain can be very frustrating, especially when you are just getting into an exercise regime. There are many causes of shin pain, b...

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How often should I replace my runners?

Most runners wait far too long before replacing their runners and risk overuse injuries as a result, including shin pain, knee pain, plantar fasciitis (heel pain) and forefoot pain. Our Podiatrists at Foundation Podiatry Townsville use the dead shoe test to.. | January 10 2017 | Footwear,Running & Exercise

Most runners wait far too long before replacing their runners and risk overuse injuries as a result. Generally running shoes should last between 600 and 1000 kilometres, although this depends on your ...

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Time to stop blaming the shoe and take responsibility for what’s inside!

As a Podiatrist I get asked these questions on a daily basis: What's the best running shoe for me? What's the best shoe to stop my shin splints? etc I am here to tell you, “it is not the shoe; it is what’s inside the shoe!” | January 10 2017 | Footwear,Active Feet,Running & Exercise

As a Podiatrist I get asked these questions on a daily basis: What running shoe is best for me? What shoe should I be wearing up Castle Hill? What’s the best shoe to stop my shin splints?  ...

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