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Kids & feet – Part 2

Kids & feet – Part 2

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Here are some more things to look out for with kids*. Sore legs Many children experience pain in their legs as they grow. Encouraging...

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Kids & feet – Part 1

Kids & feet – Part 1

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Kids generally do a lot of milage on their little feet. Here are some things to look out for to ensure problems don’t arise as they...

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Summer footwear

Summer footwear

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Heading into the hot weather, open footwear like sandals, slides and thongs can be far more comfortable than closed in shoes. Here’s...

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A discussion on types of foot orthoses

A discussion on types of foot orthoses

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Orthoses (aka orthotic devices) are medical devices inserted into shoes that support the foot, improve function and/or protect...

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Biomechanical assessments – Part 2

Biomechanical assessments – Part 2

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette What is involved?* 1. History A sound understanding of family history, onset, duration and intensity of pain, treatments already...

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Biomechanical assessments – Part 1

Biomechanical assessments – Part 1

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette A biomechanical assessment is a series of investigations conducted by a podiatrist to ascertain how the structure and function of a...

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Warts & all – Part 2

Warts & all – Part 2

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Please see our June editorial for Part 1 of our discussion on wart treatments!* 2. Wart paints Once a wart has been diagnosed, you...

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Warts & all – Part 1

Warts & all – Part 1

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Warts (verruca) are caused by a virus. They are highly contagious, and transmitted by either direct touch or by touching a surface...

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Managing hard skin

Managing hard skin

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Callus and corns are the main types of hard skin we treat. Callus When a persistent pressure or friction is applied to your skin, the...

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Ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Ingrown nails occur when the edges or corners of a nail grow into the adjacent skin, causing discomfort, pressure, inflammation,...

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Diabetes and your feet

Diabetes and your feet

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette Diabetes occurs when the body is unable to maintain healthy levels of sugar in the blood. This can potentially cause serious issues,...

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All about school shoes

All about school shoes

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette It’s back to school! Time to check that school shoes and sports shoes haven’t been outgrown or worn out. Here are our top tips for...

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Our top tips for happy feet this summer

Our top tips for happy feet this summer

Shaheen Aumeer-DonovanPhilip Aumeer-Donovan See bottom of page for author informationAs featured in the Mulgoa Valley District Gazette It’s summertime! Traditionally, this is the time of year that exercise shoes are dusted off and sandals retrieved from the back of...

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