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Feet Type & Foot Shapes

What your foot shape reveal? Your two feet combined contain one-fourth of all the bones in your body. The human foot consists of 3 arches, 20 muscles, 24 ligaments, 26 bones, 33 joints, and 7,800 nerves. Our feet come in a wide variety of shapes, types, and sizes. If you are suffering from chronic foot […]

Cold feet aren’t healthy.

Cold feet aren’t happy feet! Leave it to the penguins I’m going to assume the answer is no. For most of us, we would leave that to the penguins. If my feet are cold; it generally means my whole body is cold. So if you can’t always wear fur-lined boots, what else can you do […]

The Podiatrist Reveals 10 Freaky Facts About Feet

#1: In a lifetime, the average Joe or Jane from down the road, will have walked more than four times around the Earth #2: Standing still is more exhausting than walking due to the fact that you are straining the same few muscles for a longer period of time. #3: Your toes carry one half […]

Stock up on socks! Keep your feet covered!

While some may find it trendy to wear their loafers or boating shoes with no socks, this can be harmful for the overall health of your feet. Other than the obvious; stinky shoes and horrible foot odour that goes along with going sockless, there are various health benefits to wearing socks that many people are […]

Bests Sports Shoes for New Zealand Kids

Kiwis are renowned for their love of sports and adventure. Our future generation of athletes are running around on the playground at this very moment. Kids love to run. Those of us who constantly ran barefoot may be suffering the consequences now. Let’s protect those precious tootsies and provide them with the proper running shoes. […]

When to see your podiatrist about gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that happens when your body creates too much uric acid. This imbalance causes crystalline deposits to form in your joints or soft tissues. When this occurs, it can bring on an attack of sudden and extreme pain combined with swelling, redness and increased warmth to the skin or joint. […]

Make it to the finish line: common foot injuries for runners

Registration began on March 30th for the ASB Auckland Marathon which will take place on November 1, 2015. Most avid runners will have started training already. In a perfect world, every kilometre of the way would be 100 percent pain free. There are a myriad of foot injuries that can occur and some of these […]

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 […]

Moose Drool – A Foot Fungus Treatment?

One of these days we are going to fight foot fungus with the mighty moose’s super drool… According to saliva expert, David Wong, There’s a medicinal value in saliva that’s not appreciated. Like adorable St. Bernard dogs, moose leave a trail of slobber wherever they go. However, this actually works out in their favour. Over […]