Why Shin Splints Happen in Netball

Why Shin Splints Happen in Netball

At Heal Focus Podiatry we treat a lot of netball players and a common problem many players experience in their career is shin soreness, and it doesn’t matter if they’re a seasoned professional or a weekend warrior. If you can relate to this problem, you need to take...
Pregnancy and Foot Pain

Pregnancy and Foot Pain

Women go through many common complaints throughout their pregnancy, and foot pain is one of the major complaints, and unfortunately are often overlooked.  Due to natural weight gain during pregnancy, a woman’s centre of gravity will alter, which places...
Helping Children Soar

Helping Children Soar

Most people are unaware that many common adult foot problems manifest themselves in early childhood when the foot is still developing. Early detection can reduce the likelihood of it not becoming a bigger problem later in life. Bunions and Hammer Toes are two common...
Having Heel Spurs Is Not Super?

Having Heel Spurs Is Not Super?

Did you know that no one, other than Superman, has x-ray vision? I’m sure this comes as no surprise, so the next time you’re told by a friend, a concerned family member (or a health professional) that you have a heel spur, and they are not wearing a red cape and...
Growing Pains – Fact or Fiction?

Growing Pains – Fact or Fiction?

Your feet are one of your best assets in life and when pain or discomfort strikes, the limitations placed on your lifestyle can be tremendous and this also applies to your children. Painful feet in children can have a significant impact on their health and happiness....