Author: Kaylene Mooiman

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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Pain During Running: Knee & Shin Pain

Pain During Running: Knee & Shin Pain

Finding the motivation and time to exercise is one thing. Having pain stop you in your tracks is another. As knee injuries make up over one-quarter of all running injuries, and shin splints are faced by many runners and gym-goers alike, today the Marlborough Podiatry team are giving you an insight into these two common…

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Arthritis: What You Need To Know

Arthritis: What You Need To Know

There are over 100 different types of arthritis – crazy, right? Arthritis can have a significant impact on your joints, your mobility, and your ability to lead an active life. As podiatrists, we work extensively with patients with arthritis to help them feel more comfortable on their feet, so they can stay on their feet…

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How Diabetes Affects Your Feet

How Diabetes Affects Your Feet

While most people think ‘blood sugar’ when they first hear the term diabetes, it can have a devastating impact on your feet because of the way that your sensation (feeling) and your circulation (blood flow) are affected. The truth is that diabetes is the leading cause of lower limb amputation – aside from traumatic accidents.…

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