Your guide to choosing the right football boot

Your guide to choosing the right football boot

“Numerous sports people come to see me every year and apart from problems with foot or body posture, a big issue is wearing the wrong football boots for their feet,” says sports podiatrist and founder of A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care Dr Brenden Brown. Common football...
Think you have a heel spur? Think again

Think you have a heel spur? Think again

There’s a myriad mystery and misinformation about heel spurs. Just the thought alone of having a hard protruding growth on the bottom of the heel is more than a little alarming — but really, it needn’t be. What is a heel spur? “A heel spur is a small bony growth at...
Your guide to choosing the best netball shoe

Your guide to choosing the best netball shoe

“The days of calling netball a non-contact sport are well and truly over,” says sports podiatrist and founder of A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care Dr Brenden Brown. He says netball is not only physically demanding, it’s a high-impact sport in which foot and ankle...
10 things you should know about heel pain

10 things you should know about heel pain

Heel pain is common but that doesn’t make it any less painful or less frustrating to live with. While the causes of heel pain can vary, the most popular culprit is a condition called plantar fasciitis (also referred to as heel pain and runner’s heel). There are many...