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Wellbeing

Say goodbye to dry, cracked heels

Many of us are suffering from dry, cracked feet right now. Here's how to get them back into shape for summer.

Prevention

Keeping your feet healthy and pain free

The average pair of feet will walk around 220,000,000 steps over a lifetime – and that’s only the average!

Health News

3D printed feet – really

When the show must go on – even during lockdown – some creative thinking was the order of the day for podiatry students at the University of SA.

Your Health

What your feet may be saying

One foot has 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments, so here’s why you should look after them.

Diseases

Why are my toenails that colour?

The health of our feet is pivotal and the colour of our toenails can have telling repercussions. Any abnormalities may signal health problems. Here’s what you need to know.

News

Why you must care for your feet

The aches and pains start to mount up as we get older. Many of them we just have to put up with, but podiatrist Rudo Makuyana says there’s one area we really need to take care of – our feet.

Health news

The rapid rise of foot fungus

A recent College of Podiatry study revealed that the current trend for not wearing socks has led to a rapid rise in fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot, and is encouraging bacteria to breed in footwear.

News

Foot problems and how to fix them

Often unloved and overlooked, our feet are susceptible to many ailments. Today, consider some of the more common issues and how to treat them.

News

How to heal foot pain

Are your feet giving you grief? Don’t stand by and bear the pain any longer – today we look at some common foot ailments and how to relieve them.

News

Seven tips for healthy, happy feet

Most of us don’t pay much attention to our feet but neglecting them can lead to pain, infection or even reduced mobility. Here are seven tips for keeping your feet healthy.

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