Preventing Falls and Improving Balance

Preventing Falls and Improving Balance

One of the leading causes of injuries in the home are falls and the risk of falls increases as we age. Just the fear of falling can limit your lifestyle and freedom, so I believe it is a really important topic for our foot health. Here are my top 10 tips for keeping...
Core Foot Exercises

Core Foot Exercises

Core Foot Exercises. Strong foot muscles can help prevent injury, improve balance, reduce falls in the elderly and rehabilitate after trauma. N.B. You can do these exercises holding on to the back of a chair for some of the standing exercises or maybe sit down if...
Tips for Buying Trainers

Tips for Buying Trainers

Trainers are an important part of our wardrobe nowadays. They are great for our busy and active lives and good for our feet. However, with so many choices, what trainers should YOU be looking at? I have realised in my clinic, many patients are choosing the wrong...
12 Foot Health Tips for Surviving the Party Season

12 Foot Health Tips for Surviving the Party Season

The party season can take its toll on our feet, especially if you like to wear high heels and dance all night, like me! Burning feet, painful blisters, corns, Bunions, etc., can be brought on by wearing the wrong footwear. However, there are a few things we can do to...
10 Tips for Buying Slippers

10 Tips for Buying Slippers

  Vionic Indulge Relax – leopard There is more to a slipper than you may realise. Not only do they keep feet warm and comfortable, but they also protect them. Many people love to go barefoot, but there can be a risk of injury or falls which can be...
What is Heel Pain?

What is Heel Pain?

Heel pain can be caused by many things. The most common cause is known as plantar fasciitis. Other causes could be arthritis, heel bursitis, the breaking down of the heel pads, bruising, Sever’s Disease (in children aged approx. 10 -16 years), etc. It is important to...