The Diabetic Foot

Diabetes is the major cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation within Australia, with more than 2600 people losing their legs annually to the disease. There are two major causes of foot complications for diabetics: 1. Diabetics are at greater risk of peripheral vascular disease, meaning that circulation to the feet is often compromised causing poor … Continue reading The Diabetic Foot

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The importance of correctly fitted shoes

Our footwear provides many functions for our day to day life. We use them for protection from the elements and environmental hazards, cushioning and shock absorbing, playing sports and of course, looking good! However, poorly fitted or inappropriate shoes can cause many issues for your feet including: – Toe deformities, including bunions and hammer/claw toes … Continue reading The importance of correctly fitted shoes