In the London 2012 Olympics, the world was introduced to the use of kinesiology tape. Swimmers and other athletes would often sport brightly coloured tape in strange patterns, and since then the popularity of the tape has grown. But does it work and who should use it? In the clinical setting, kinesiology (otherwise known as […]
This was the question put to me by my 3-year-old recently. As the cooler weather approaches, our feet have different needs. Here are 5 tips to keep feet healthy and happy through Winter. Moisturise: Our skin produces less natural oils and perspiration levels decrease in cooler weather. Additionally, we tend to enjoy hotter showers and […]
June 5 is World Environment Day, a day marked in over 100 countries to reflect and respond to some of the challenges our fragile blue planet is facing. The theme this year is #beatairpollution. A simple way of improving the air is to have a worm farm. This inspired me to write this blog article about my worm farm. I have also included some tutorial videos I found on YouTube showing how to build a DIY worm farm.
Frequent visitors to our social media pages (namely our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) will know that we attend many conferences and workshops. Recently we attended the National Australian Podiatry Conference in Adelaide. But why? Certainly, it is expensive and at times a bit tedious, but for us it is a no brainer. Knowledge is everything. Currently the profession […]
Just wanting to quickly blog about our Podiatry Student Placement accommodation offerings. It was something we implemented 2 years ago when we relocated to our new premises. A few quick noteworthy dot-points about the placement include: We conceived this so students don’t have to worry about finding accommodation when doing placements They have internet access They […]
There is no better feeling than chasing down a personal best and achieving a goal. It is hard, takes time and can be frustrating when injury stops you in your tracks. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way of knowing if your shoes and running technique were complimentary or if you were gaining […]