21 10, 2015

Tips For Your Feet During The Spring Racing Carnival

By | October 21st, 2015|

Melbourne comes alive over the next few weeks with the Spring Racing Carnival. Highlights include the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, The Derby and the Melbourne Cup. As a fellow racegoer I see it every year. Thousands of young women limping home, high heeled shoes in their hands, with blistered and bruised feet. “It’s the price [...]

21 10, 2015

Feet And Falls Prevention In The Elderly

By | October 21st, 2015|

Falls are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Recent falls figures suggest that 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 have a fall each year, resulting in fractures and dislocations of the hip, leg and ankle, as well as severe head injuries. Aside from medical factors that may increase [...]