We live in an era where active footwear is constantly gaining more ground and advancing in technology providing today’s athletes with greater options in footwear choices and shoe adaptations that transcend them to improved performance and increased comfort in active lives. This week at Eastern Foot Care ...
- with Sports and Dance Podiatrist, Sarah Bowling As a Podiatrist we treat a broad variety of foot and lower limb conditions. One area of particular interest for me is the management of dancers and dance-related injuries. I have long been a lover of dance ...
The Sports Podiatrists at Eastern Foot Care are experts at managing sports injuries, including: - Acute fractures from a specific injury - Stress fractures related to overuse/overtraining - High-grade ankle sprains - Chronic overuse tendon injuries Occasionally we will utilise various forms of immobilisation to allow appropriate ...
Recently I discussed my experiences with using a Fitbit and the general guidelines proposed for the target of 10,000 steps per day. Further to this, the Sports Podiatrists at Eastern Foot Care have discussed with some of our patients the practical applications for activity tracking devices from manufacturers like Fitbit ...
It seems everyone has a renewed sense of purpose with each step they take. Each step now carries a heightened importance, as we work towards that sacred “10,000”. This is the number of daily steps recommended to improve health and reduce the risk of disease. With the assistance of activity ...
The Problem with Limping Andrew McMillan, PhD Eastern Foot Care Podiatrist One of the most rewarding aspects of being a podiatrist is assisting people to maintain important activities despite having foot and ankle pain. Unfortunately, for many people with foot disorders, life goes on as normal and the demands placed on their feet ...
As the winter season comes to an end many players move to different forms of the game. We receive many enquiries asking for simple tips and advice when it comes to selecting the right boot particularly as playing conditions change over the warmer months. Whether you are young or old, everyone ...
From time to time our patients at Eastern Foot Care may require an extension of care for their chronic injury state. Tendinopathies, osteoarthritis and ligamentous sprains/instability can sometimes require more than the standard orthomechanical support, physical therapy and rehabilitation strategies typically used in the conservative phase of management by the ...
Congratulations to Australian Golfer Jason Day on his triumph in the US PGA Championship overnight. After coming so close on a number of occasions in previous Majors tournaments Jason triumphed in emphatic fashion, posting the best ever score LOWEST EVER score in ...