Category Archives : Corns and Calluses

Corns & Calluses Issues

Some people want to show off their pedicures or fashionable footwear while others are simply interested in sharing a particularly beautiful view from a different perspective. Regardless of your reason, don’t let corns and calluses ruin your social media fun. These thickened areas of skin are not only unattractive, but can be quite painful if […]

How to Remove Plantar Warts!

Did you know that practically everyone will have a wart pop up somewhere on their bodies at some point in their lifetime? Plantar warts, also known as verrucas, are particularly common in pre-teen children, before their immune system has had a chance to fully develop. Plantar warts specifically appear on the bottom of the foot […]

Diabetes and Foot Care: The Podiatrist Tips

For people with diabetes, foot care and proper foot health is essential. People who suffer from diabetes need to take extra care of their feet. Most diabetics suffer from nerve damage or neuropathy and may not feel tiny abrasions which can turn into major problems. Diabetes also affects the blood circulation, which makes healing time slower and infections […]

5 tips: choose the right work boot

A good, comfortable pair of work boots will prevent injuries and foot problems such as: bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes, and plantar fascia. Thankfully, the days of high hard steel cap boots are over, but there are still some important factors to consider if you want to keep your feet healthy. #1: SAFETY FIRST Be aware […]

Daily routines for healthy feet

We all have routines for daily grooming. I wash my face and make sure I put my anti-wrinkle lotion on morning and night. I brush and floss my teeth three times a day. Unfortunately, my routine is not as vigorous when it comes to my feet.  Most of us use our feet in one way […]

Are Your Feet Killing You?

People often underestimate just how important it is to pay attention to our feet. Sure, some people will splurge on a pedicure in the summer, but often ignore more serious issues. The average person will walk over 185,075 kilometers in a lifetime. Our feet endure tremendous amounts of pressure and rarely get the attention that […]

Those Boots Are Made For Walking But It Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

Autumn is a time when many New Zealanders like to hike or tramp, and enjoy the breath-taking scenery our country is so blessed with. The weather is cooler and as the leaves turn, the autumn colours are a sight to behold. It would be such a shame for the joys of tramping to be spoiled […]

Healthy Steps Supports Ports Of Auckland Round The Bays

More than 30,000 runners are set to hit the pavement this Sunday March 8th, in Auckland’s annual Round The Bays fun run. Back in 1972, the Auckland Joggers Club organised an 8.4 kilometre running event that set off at Auckland Harbour, and followed Auckland’s shore line to finish up at St Helier’s Bay. 1200 people […]

Back To School – What To Look For When Buying School Shoes

It’s back to school season people – yes, the place where everyone gets a bargain and other such stores have gone from shouting out about New Year sales to shouting out about “Back To School”! And as it’s the beginning of a new year, many of you will be dealing with that whole transition from […]

Step Into 2015 On Healthy, Happy Feet With Healthy Steps Podiatry.

Despite the fact that they are responsible for keeping us independently mobile, feet don’t receive nearly as much love and attention as they deserve. Take a minute to look at your feet. Go on—kick off your shoes, peel off your socks and pay some attention to those undervalued and unsung heroes. They may be a […]