How to Keep Your Feet Healthy During Winter
8 August 2016
In the depths of the Australian winter, it is tempting to hide your feet in boots, socks or slippers in an effort to keep them warm. However, it is important that you pay attention to your feet during winter. Below are some ways you can keep your feet warm, dry and in top condition.
Keep your feet dry
Boots are a great footwear option; they can help to keep your feet dry and warm while you walk through pouring rain or cold mud.
Maintain Your Feet Between Podiatrist Visits With Essential Oils
21 June 2016
If you have to see a podiatrist for whatever reason, you have no doubt realised that between visits is the time when you really need to focus on keeping your feet as healthy as possible. A great way of maintaining the health of your feet between visits is through the use of essential oils. Essential oils are usually obtained through the distillation of plants, and they are often used for their healing properties.
A Quick Overview of Charcot Foot for Diabetics
19 May 2016
People with diabetes can face problems with their feet due to two major complications of the disease: poor circulation and nerve damage. Charcot foot, more properly referred to as Charcot athropathy, is one of the most serious conditions that can occur as a result of these issues. Here's a quick overview of the condition.
What is Charcot Foot?
Charcot foot occurs in patients who have neuropathy, a decrease in your ability to feel pain, trauma, or temperature.
4 Very Simple Ways to Deal with Bunion Pain
16 March 2016
Bunions, or hallux valgus as they're medically known, occur when bone or tissue around the joint at the base of your big toe moves out of place. Whether your bunions are a due to genetics or bad shoes, you're likely to be unhappy with the effect they have on your life. The only real cure is surgery, but there are things you can do to lessen the pain while you're waiting for a foot clinic appointment.