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Flat feet in children are commonly a major concern for parents. Studies have shown that children are often brought into see a podiatrist because of the appearance of their feet and their gait when they first begin to walk. I’m going to go through the two most common questions we get asked in the clinic by parents and answer them for you, with the aim of putting your mind at...

Heel pain is a common complaint that we see in children and adolescents, especially those who participate in sports and activities that require a lot of heel involvement. The most common cause of heel pain in the younger population is calcaneal apophysitis (also known as Sever disease). Other conditions such as contusions and fractures can also be the cause of heel pain in your child. Heel pain can often interfere...

Whether it’s a new job, moving locations, an injury or something else it is so easy to slip out of your running regime. A thought that has often crossed my mind and I’m sure many others is “I need to start running again”. Then we forget that its been a while since we last went for a run and go straight back out there and punch out 5 kilometres....

There is nothing worse than finding a new pair of running shoes that are really suitable for your feet, only to find that they are too loose or tight just in one area. Having grown up with very wide feet myself, I often struggled with this until I discovered simple changes you can make to your shoe laces to accommodate for differing foot types. The three most common issues I...