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Do you think you may need to see a podiatrist?

You may be experiencing some foot issues but are unsure of whether it's worth an appointment? Learn more: https://www.activecarepodiatry.com.au/do-you-think-you-may-need-to-see-a-podiatrist/
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Diabetes and Your Feet:
Have you wondered about the connection between diabetes and your feet? Here is what you need to know about your feet and diabetes – and why it is so important to look after your health.

https://www.podiatry.org.au/foot-health-resources/diabetes
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Footwear Health Check:

Ready to buy some new shoes? Carry out these five steps first, to ensure your feet stay healthy and well-protected.

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https://www.podiatry.org.au/foot-health-resources/footwear-health-check
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How to know when foot pain isn’t normal:

Our feet are arguably one of the least cared-for parts of our body, yet are the most hardworking. Many of us spend day after day on our feet, often wearing less than comfortable shoes while we’re at it. The Australian Podiatry Association released the results of their 2018 Foot Health Survey in October 2018, and the findings are worrying.

Here are 7 tips on knowing when to seek medical attention for foot issues:

https://www.bhg.com.au/how-to-know-when-foot-pain-isn-t-normal
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Running Shoes: Myths and Disinformation: Runner's Tribe has a fantastic discussion on footwear and performance for runners with Podiatrist, Thomas Do Canto.

If you are a novice or seasoned runner, this is worth the read.

https://www.runnerstribe.com/features/running-shoes-myths-and-disinformation-rt-chats-with-podiatrist-thomas-do-canto/
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Don't Play Through Pain:

Sometimes athletes can be their own worst enemy, especially when they continue to play following an injury to their foot or ankle. Athletes often misunderstand how serious an injury can be and try to rush back into competition without appropriate treatment and rehabilitation.

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https://www.foothealthfacts.org/article/a-winning-strategy-don-t-play-through-pain
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Do you have tired aching legs at the end of the day?

Generalized ache in the backs of the legs and behind the knees which is aggravated by standing, walking for long periods or at the end of the day is common. It is generally caused by excessive rolling in of the foot. Learn more:

https://www.docpods.com/tired-aching-legs
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If you have thought about buying off-the-shelf orthotics, the options can be overwhelming. Use our online foot pain finder to find the orthotic best suited for your needs.

https://www.docpods.com/foot-pain-finder
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What causes calf muscle cramps and how can you prevent and treat them?

Cramps usually occur at rest, often at night. They are more common in the elderly and the reason is unclear. Some suggest that it is because of contracting an already shortened muscle. At night when one is sleeping with bent knees and downward flexed feet, the calf muscles are in a shortened position, any further contraction can elicit a spasm of the muscle.

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https://www.docpods.com/cramp-calf-muscles
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