Shin Splints

Shin splints and shin pain is a common complaint that we see at Your Podiatry Canberra. It is particularly common in sports such as running and mainly distance runners. It can also occur in any sports that involve running such as football, soccer, AFL and netball. Shin Pain Vs Shin Splints Shin pain is usually…

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Podiatrist caring for feet

What is a Podiatrist? The word podiatrist is derived from an ancient Greek words of “Pod” meaning feet, and “iatrist” meaning healer. Podiatrists have been around in one way shape or form for a long time. Previously they were known as Chiropodists. Today podiatrists are Doctors of Podiatric Medicine and have The Australian Podiatry Association…

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food-for-foot-health

How Can Food Affect Your Foot Health?  What are the best foods for you foot health? There is a big distance between your mouth and feet but a strong relationship between poor diet and adverse foot health. This blog will outline the good and bad foods for foot health. I have written in the past…

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Feet are often forgotten about until there is a problem such as being tired and achy at the end of the working day. Tired aching feet are reported more commonly in people that have to stand or walk long distances on hard ground for hours on end. Trades people are often coming into the clinic…

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Soccer, Football, AFL, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Touch Footy, Tag20 & GridIron season is upon us.  For those of you that have dusted off last season’s gear and are thinking twice as to whether new footy boots are required, keep reading! For parents and guardians of young people who are about to start their season,…

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