2013Yearly Archive:

Foot care tips for summer

December 16, 2013

Trim your toenails. Use proper straight edge (not curved) nail clippers and cut straight across – not too short, and not down at the corners as this can lead to ingrown nails. File the corners to shape them. If you are having difficulty attending to your toenails, make an appointment with a podiatrist. Forget flip-flops...

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Podiatry and sport

September 23, 2013

A podiatrist is a health professional who deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the feet and lower limbs. The foot has 26 bones and 4 layers of muscles in the sole. When running, the weight bearing forces through the foot and ankle can be up to 3 times your body weight. Sport injuries to the feet...

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