How Do Compression Stockings Help On Long Plane Trips?

As it is starting to get cold here in Melbourne, a lot of people are deciding to travel to the other side of the world to escape the cold weather. This means sitting on a plane for a longer period of time, and this can cause a few things to occur. The blood vessels in […]

Caring For Pregnant Feet

It is important to look after your feet when you are pregnant, as they can swell and also change shape and your arch can also become less predominant which in some cases can cause arch pain. In addition, it can become increasingly harder to reach your feet to cut your toe nails and apply cream […]

10 Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

To perform at your best you need to be training at your best. It is important while running that you avoid injuries from occurring. More often than not, runners don’t understand why they continuously develop running injuries. I’ve provided you with 10 simple tips to make sure your next run is injury free.   1. […]

Painful Arthritis? 5 Steps To Reduce Pain Levels

Do you suffer from painful arthritis?  Here are some tips to help reduce your pain levels so you can continue with physical activity and daily tasks.   Heat therapy – apply a heat pack to the affected area for 15 minutes – this will help increase blood flow to the area and can also relax muscles. […]

What Causes Swollen Feet and Ankles?

A very common complaint we treat in our clinic is swollen feet and/or ankles.  The technical term we use to describe this condition is “peripheral oedema”. There are many causes for swollen feet and ankles.  Most are likely to resolve quickly, however, some of the causes can be the sign of a health concern which needs […]