• Back to School- Find the right shoe for your kids

    Fun fact- Did you know school kids can take up to 16,000 steps per day in their school shoes, which is equivalent to approximately 5km per day for a child! A weak foundation influences the whole body, and that is why correct footwear in children is an important…

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  • What is Compartment Syndrome?

    Compartment syndrome occurs when excessive pressure builds up inside an enclosed muscle space in the body. The high pressure in compartment syndrome impedes the flow of blood to and from the affected tissues, causing pain, numbness and tingling. There are 2 types…

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  • Squats leading to Knee Pain!?

    George Milner Podiatrist at Podiatry First. Whenever a patient presents to the clinic complaining that squatting hurts their knees, I ask them to demonstrate to me how they perform a squat. More often than not I will sit back in my chair with a horrified look…

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  • 7 Quick and Easy Tests for Knee Pain.

    Daniel Graham Podiatrist at Podiatry First Here we are about to go through some common orthopaedic tests for knee injuries. Please keep in mind these are purely for educational purposes. Assessing knee injuries without any kind of training and experience can result…

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