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The blood, sweat and tears for Expo.

By | Jason Bruce, Treena Harris | No Comments

So how did the expo go? Was it all that it promised to be? Did things run to plan?

All we can say is “What a wonderful 10th Birthday the Franklin Positive Ageing Expo had”.

This event is one of those quiet achievers for us. It is a lot of work and organising- to coordinate all the team for the day, get our flyers and promotional material together, and still have sanity at the end of the day.

Yes- Treena can tell you proudly that her head hit the pillow very early that night (almost a nana)- but surely that is an indication of a great busy day.

2015 team photo- missing Yaslin

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The footwear debate concludes- should you be wearing Supportive Shoes?

By | Footwear, Jason Bruce | No Comments

Is a supportive style shoe necessary for you?

Podiatrist Jason Bruce provides his final discussion point on the footwear of today. The main question asked- what is more important?- Support VS Comfort debate.

This is the third and final part of the Footwear Series- Part 3 of 3.ASICS-GT-2000-Running-Shoe-II

Research has shown us the many pros and cons of the previously discussed toe and minimal style shoe. Abebe’s gold medal barefoot marathon run set the world on the minimalistic shoe trend. Read More

Could your Footwear choice harm you?

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Skechers and Nike Free. Popular choices- surely they have to be ok- Right?

Podiatrist Jason Bruce helps you decipher the information about Skechers and Nike Frees. The main question asked- what is more important?- Support VS Comfort debate. 

This is Part 2 of 3 for the Footwear Series.940x638q80

The barefoot running trend took the world by storm and in the mid 2000’s.  Nike released its first Nike Free shoe in response to the popular trend. Engineered by Tobie Hatfield and Eric Avar, the Nike Free was designed to allow the foot to have increased freedom – therefore the name.This minimalist style became one of the most popular shoes worldwide.  Read More

Don’t let heel pain ruin your life.

By | Foot and Lower leg Pain, Jason Bruce | No Comments

In my personal and professional life, in the sporting arena and the Podiatry clinic, heel pain is a common occurrence. heel-pain

It is said that the average human walks around the world more than three times over the span of their life. With 26 bones (and two sesamoids) and hundreds of tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves in each foot, we are bound to encounter a foot problem sooner or later. One of the most common of these is heel pain! Read More