Taking Care of Your Feet -Advice for Runners

Do you take care of your Feet when you run? During running, our feet put under added pressure and they absorb more force than they are used to.  Our feet propel us and it is the condition of our feet that will determine the outcome of our jog, run or marathon.  So why is it that, a lot of runners, do not take proper care of their feet? Did you know that the foot is the 2nd most common injured part of our body after the knee?  Running can lead to injuries and pain in the shins, knees, hips and lower back.  So perhaps it is time that we start to pay some more attention to the importance of our feet. Find the perfect running shoe We treat a lot of runners in our clinics.  The common complaints that runners arrive with...

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Autumn Foot Care Tips- From The Dublin City Foot Clinic

Farewell Summer …….Its “Crunch Time”Autumn Foot Care Tips So that’s it, another summer flies off into the ever fast approaching sunsets. Well, it’s not been too bad really, at least we got all had a chance (albeit fleetingly) to air our sandals and flip flops.  Our chiropodists at the Dublin City Foot Clinic have been busy preparing our clients for the annual pilgrimage to warmer climes, even if that is only Killarney !! Now, our thoughts turn to the dreaded “closed in shoe” or heaven forbid even boots, Aghhhhhh,,, if the weather requires warm legs & ankles !! So, here are some tips from our expert chiropodists at the Dublin City Foot Clinic you may find useful as we head into the darker evenings and falling leaves: Socks: Wear a thicker sock that allows your foot to breathe; it is...

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