A Podiatrist’s Perspective On Slippers And Ugg Boots

When we jump out of bed in the morning we often don’t want to feel the cold timber floors or tiles so we put our slippers on. Or, At the end of the day after you’ve been walking around in those hard, uncomfortable work shoes we just want to take our shoes off and put […]

What Is The Best Exercise To Benefit Your Foot Health?

Our feet carry us all day and it is important to look after our feet. This is easily done on a daily basis and your feet will thank you for it!   Roll foot on golf ball while watching tv at night, to help relax your foot muscles.   Foot stretching before getting out of […]

How Does PACT Work Against Fungal Nails?

PACT is a treatment we do at Podiatry HQ to help treat fungal nails, it is a photodynamic therapy that is safe and painless.   How does PACT work?   PACT is a photodynamic therapy, the interaction between the light and the photosensitive agents (PACT gel) work to produce an energy transfer and local chemical […]

What Shoes Do We Wear On Our Feet During Summer?

Without a doubt come summer time I always get asked “what shoes do you wear during summer?” Often the answer is… you guessed it, THONGS! As we all want to avoid wearing closed in shoes that make our feet sweaty, hot and uncomfortable it’s an easy choice to want to throw on a pair of […]

Why Do Women Commonly Have More Foot Problems Than Men?

 Women more commonly present to the Podiatry clinic with foot concerns than men. Some factors that can predispose women to this are footwear and attending nail salons for pedicures.   Footwear: Women’s fashion footwear in the current market provides little to no support for foot function. They are often ill fitting and place a higher […]