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Prevention

Expert tips to keep 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

An unusual side-product of lockdown – 3D printed feet

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 about your health

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

Lifestyle

How to … keep your feet looking and feeling their best

Even small issues such as dry skin, not drying your toes correctly or cutting them the wrong way can cause pain or discomfort in your feet. Are you caring for them the right way?

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

Five common foot problems and how to treat them

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

New research shows that you should never wear shoes without socks

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

Common 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

Common foot ailments and how to fix them.

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 simple tips to keep feet happy and healthy

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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