Thongs – the ultimate Aussie footwear, friend or foe

We have to admit, the majority of Australian’s live in thongs for most of the year.   In Sydney’s Circular Quay you can always see a well dress professionals walking down to the ferry in thongs.  Most of us would have more than one pair.  But, is walking in them all day every day a […]

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Orthotics and High Heels, look sexy but still be comfortable

Orthotics technology has improved so much in the last few years.  No longer are they bit chunky applicances.  Quay Health’s Podiatrist Sam Towers manufacturers his own orthotics through Candence Orthotics.  He is able to produce an orthotic only 2mm think that will flex to your foot and your shoe.  Wearing an orthotic will help to […]

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High Heels, what a podiatrist really thinks…

Is wearing high heels really that bad is a question often put to Quay Health’s Podiatrist, Sam Towers, from the concerned female professional patient. Well ladies lets quickly summarise some of the factors contributing to their ‘Badness’.     Heel Height If the heel height is greater than 5cm, then 100% of your body weight […]

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