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  • Heel Pain?

    Commonly called, plantar fasciitis or heel spur syndrome. Have you been suffering from arch or heel pain? Limping out of bed in the morning? Is your foot just not getting better? At Brindabella Podiatry Canberra, we treat arch and heel pain daily. It is important to have the correct diagnosis for your pain as it may be one […]

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  • Get Outside!

    Studies show that going outside each day has massive health benefits. Improving your short term memory, reduce stress, restore mental energy, improve concentration & increase vitamin D. So, what are you waiting for? Get Outside!

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  • Step Stretch

    Stand with your toes on a step, your heels off the edge. Slowly lower your heels down, hold for 10 to 15 seconds, then lift your heels to starting position. Repeat five to 10 times. If the movement is too much for both feet at once, do one foot at a time.

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  • Plantar Plate Injury

    Plantar Plate Injury (also known as Plantar Plate Tear, Plantar Plate Insufficiency or Plantar Plate Dysfunction) is one of the most common causes of pain in the ball of the foot, though it’s a condition many people haven’t heard of. A plantar plate is a thick fibrocartilaginous or ligamentous structure. In the foot, plantar plates […]

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  • Chilblains are common in Canberra

    Written by Thomas McMahon As average morning temperatures plunge below zero, the onset of Canberra’s notoriously unhospitable winter chill brings with it an increased risk of Chilblains. The impending frost can have an adverse impact on the normal function of small blood vessels, affecting regions of skin exposed to the chill of winter. As a […]

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  • What Causes Sore Feet?

    Not all feet are created equal! Some feet seem to take much abuse without complaining, but many are not so lucky. Some people have sore feet in spite of wearing comfortable shoes and only moderate levels of activity. Ill-fitting or improper shoes may cause foot discomfort. However, the foot itself may be the problem. The […]

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  • The Importance of Correctly Fitted School Shoes

    When a child is born their foot is predominantly cartilaginous being very flexible and supple. This can predispose them to abnormal stress on bones and tissues that easily lead to deformity. If the child’s family has a history of foot issues or if the parent has any concerns it is important to have the child’s […]

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  • Just Add Spinach

    Aside from being rich in vitamin C, which is the number one vitamin that boosts immune function, Spinach is also packed with antioxidants and beta carotene that are significant in the infection-fighting capability of our immune system. You may add spinach to your smoothie ingredients or just lightly cook it when use in other dishes […]

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