Author: Kaylene Mooiman

How Exercise Helps Reduce Joint Pain

How Exercise Helps Reduce Joint Pain

When you’ve got achy, painful joints, the thought of going for a walk or getting exercise may be the last thing on your mind. Surely you should be resting and taking any pressure off the joints… right? Surprisingly, that’s not what the evidence says. Exercise is shown to have many benefits that help reduce joint…

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Why Are The Veins In My Legs So Dark?

Why Are The Veins In My Legs So Dark?

So you’ve noticed dark bluish veins appear in your legs. Maybe you’ve had then for some time and never thought more of them until now – or maybe they’ve recently become noticeable. With the well-known link between our veins and our circulation, changes to the appearance of our veins can be distressing. Today, we’re setting…

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Heel Pain? Get Better Faster With Shockwave

Heel Pain? Get Better Faster With Shockwave

From plantar fasciitis at the bottom of the heel to the Achilles tendon pain at the back of the heel, the prevalence of heel pain in New Zealand has been rising significantly for decades. With heel pain being one of the most common problems that our podiatrists see and treat here at Marlborough Podiatry, we’re…

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Why Do My Feet Get Tired And Achy?

Why Do My Feet Get Tired And Achy?

Approximately 60% of New Zealanders may experience foot pain at the end of their work shift – and it’s no surprise! With our feet and legs each supporting over double our body weight when walking alone, that’s a lot of stress and strain on the individual joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons and other tissues that…

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