Author: Kaylene Mooiman

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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Ready To Finally Say Goodbye To Fungal Toenail Infections?

Ready To Finally Say Goodbye To Fungal Toenail Infections?

Fungal nail infections are frustrating. They’re unpleasant to look at, they can spread like butter through your family when you share showers and common surfaces, and they can be extremely difficult to get rid of. For a long time, we, like many other podiatrists worldwide, saw so many patients with fungal infections for whom we…

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What do Podiatrists do? You’d be surprised!

What do Podiatrists do? You’d be surprised!

If you have never visited a Podiatrist before, you may wonder what it is we actually do. Something to do with kids?  Nope. That’s a paediatrician. Something to do with the feet?  Getting close… We’re actually experts in lower limb health. That means your feet, ankles, legs, knees and hips. And not just in the…

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Can Shockwave Help Your Pain or Injury?

Can Shockwave Help Your Pain or Injury?

Radial Pressure Wave Therapy, which is often known as Shockwave, is far from a new-to-the-market treatment. It has been tried, tested and proven for decades, originally being developed for doctors to help eliminate kidney stones over 20 years ago! It is through this exact use that the other benefits of shockwave were discovered. Today, we’re…

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