Your toned summer body starts with your winter workout!

By Paul on 20/06/2016

Winter’s here and don’t we know it! cold mornings and nights make it too easy to stay in and let our regular exercise take a break. Your toned summer body starts with hard work now!

May the force be with you!

By Paul on 31/05/2016

We’re often asked why some orthotics work and some don’t?

Why do they work for some people and not for others?

What are orthotics actually designed to do?

How to keep playing the sport you love

By Paul on 12/05/2016

Chances are, if you’ve been playing sport since you were a child, you’d love to keep it up. If you’re worried about injury or fitness you need good preparation, and that includes knowing how much your feet and legs are really up for it.

Exercises for Tired Feet

By Paul on 21/04/2016

Let's face it. We all experience tired feet from time to time. Luckily there are a range of exercises that you can do to help get back on your feet.

Orthotics - comfort for tired and aching feet

By Paul on 14/03/2016

Our  range of Total Comfort orthotics are designed for the relief of aching and tired feet. They are not corrective orthotics, nor are they designed for people who have significant structural changes in their feet.

Which football boots are right for me and how do I know?

By Paul on 14/02/2016

Which football boots are the best is a great way to start a lively discussion! Almost everyone has their favourite brand, their favourite look, perhaps boots they've been wearing for so many years they wouldn't consider anything else! Then there are those who are always looking for new technology to give them the edge!

Are you registered for the Surf Coast Trek?

By Paul on 9/02/2016

Getting your feet ready for a 40 km trek needs a lot of planning and preparation. You’re asking a lot of your poor feet pounding into the ground, and they’ll need some TLC to get you there.

Are Your Child's Feet Really Flat?

By Paul on 3/02/2016

We often have parents who are concerned about how much their child’s foot is rolling in at the ankle (pronation) and consequently how flat the foot is. They want to know if they need to do anything about it.

Annual Diabetes Foot Assessment

By Paul on 2/02/2016

Every 12 months people who have type 1 & 2 diabetes should have their feet reassessed. These results should be compared with the baseline assessment and with the results of 12 months earlier to see if there has been any change, especially if this indicates that there is an increase of risk of foot problems.

Achilles Tendinopathy: What Is It?

By Paul on 2/02/2016

Achilles Tendinopathy refers to the degeneration of the tissue making up the Achilles tendon, with the loss of normal fibre structure.

7 Tips To Buying Running Shoes

By Paul on 2/02/2016

Choosing the right running shoes is one of the most important decisions you can make as a runner. Spending the time and money to get the best running shoes for you will help keep you running comfortably and injury-free.

7 Steps To Preventing Running Injuries

By Paul on 2/02/2016

The best approach to preventing running injuries is to be proactive and not ignore the warning signs of an injury. By taking steps to treat pain in its early stages rather than waiting until you have a full-blown running injury, you can limit your pain and reduce the amount of time you need to take off from running.

Why do I need my feet assessed if I have diabetes?

By Paul on 15/12/2015

With diabetes, there can sometimes be other associated complications that occur, especially if your diabetic condition is not well controlled.

One of the most important areas where complications can occur is in the feet. We have all heard horror tales of people who have had foot problems with diabetes; removal of toes, feet and more .... not a pretty picture.

How does Nordic Walking help?

By Paul on 30/11/2015

Nordic Walking is a relatively new physical activity that involves walking with specially designed poles and a learned technique to create a low stress, total body workout. It can be done almost anywhere and by almost anyone. Nordic Walking offers many attractive benefits to the whole body with the added support of poles and with less stress and strain on your joints.

5 Tips to help you be more active this summer

By Paul on 6/11/2015

With the warmer weather, many people get outside and become more active. Here are 5 helpful tips to make sure you exercise safely this summer.

Chung Shi shoes

By Paul on 4/11/2015

Chung Shi shoes allow you to stand and walk in a more aligned position, making the neck, back, hips and feet comfortable.

Why do some injuries seem to come out of nowhere?

By Paul on 26/10/2015

You’re going along just fine when suddenly, bang! You’ve got heel pain, the knees are aching or your Achilles tendon is playing up.

Lower back pain and foot function

By Paul on 1/10/2015

Many people, at some time in their life, experience a period of lower back pain. Ongoing back pain can be really debilitating, so if you experience lower back pain frequently, even if it is not severe, it should be addressed before it becomes a chronic pain.