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  • STEIGEN socks review

    PUT A SOCK IN IT…BUT NOT ANY SOCK! We all have them. Can’t live without them…and even when they get holes or stretch and just don’t fit, we still can’t find the strength to toss them. At PURE PERFORMANCE we know how important socks are! These days you might find people running around in an unfamiliar name […]

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  • Corn or Wart??

    Warts and Corns – What They Are and How to tell the difference. Words by Kristen Stone, Podiatrist Hunter Podiatry Services. Have you ever had a sore spot under your foot or on your toes? Or a patch of hard skin that you can’t seem to get rid of? There’s a good chance that you’ve had […]

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  • Who should I see if I sprain my ankle?

    Who saw Tony Finau’s ankle give way at the US Masters overnight? Below is a short clip for all of you who didn’t Ankle sprains are common. One of the most common injuries sustained on the sporting field. But who should you see if you sprain your ankle? Being podiatrists we are a little biased […]

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  • We are coming to Newcastle

    As of the 29th of March Hunter Podiatry Services will be able to offer their expertise in all things foot, ankle and lower limb related to the people of Newcastle. We have joined forces with Dr Neil Halpin (sports physician) and his talented staff at Mcdonald Jones Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton. Justin Smith […]

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  • Preparing for the Fernleigh 15. Start now…….

    Fulfilling The Commitment: Getting You To The Starting Line For the Fernleigh 15 Fit & Injury Free With the Fernleigh 15 being run on Sunday, October 22, you should already be gearing yourself up so you are ready to run injury free on the day. The last thing you want is to pull up injured […]

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  • The best exercise to improve ankle joint motion

    Words by Bec Munro What is ‘normal’ ankle joint dorsiflexion? Ankle dorsiflexion is movement at the ankle where, if the foot is not fixed to the floor, the foot will move up towards the leg, or if the foot is fixed to the floor (as in gait), the tibia moves forward over the foot. There […]

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  • What can I do at home for my Heel Pain?

        Words By Sam Cook Heel pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint that Podiatrists treat. There are multiple sites over the heel where chronic pain can develop. In this blog, we will focus on Plantar Fasciitis (pain under the base of the heel) and current treatment methods. It is estimated that up to 10% […]

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