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Your Peak2Park Training Tips
Your Peak2Park Training Tips
Toowoomba’s Peak2Park is only weeks away and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s a great way to get active, step up to your fitness goals, meet new people and raise money for local charities. Many of us competing will be increasing their training distances this week, so we thought we’d share some last minute training tips to see you through to the big day on Sunday March 4th, 2018.
Foot Pain at Work - We Can Help!
Foot Pain at Work - We Can Help!
For those of us working, we all want to perform our best at work, take control of our careers and make 2018 the best year yet. Unfortunately and all too commonly, barriers such as fatigue, headaches and lack of sleep can get in the way. There’s another common barrier that is often overlooked but can stop us in our tracks, literally. It’s foot pain!
Healing a Difficult Leg Ulcer Using Bodyflow
Healing a Difficult Leg Ulcer Using Bodyflow
With fantastic results in quickly and effectively managing a difficult non-healing leg ulcer in an elderly, high-risk patient, we’re excited to share our results so that others struggling with this issue can experience the results for themselves.
Why You Need to Start the Year by Getting Your Feet Checked
Why You Need to Start the Year by Getting Your Feet Checked
It’s 2018, and you’ve got some exciting plans ahead. It’s going to be your best year yet , and you’ve got some resolutions that you’re going to nail. Like many of us, at least one of your resolutions may revolve around health, fitness and well-being. But what about the very things that’ll enable you to carry out these resolutions and get you to everywhere you need to go along the way? That’s right, we’re talking about your feet.
Intense Pain at the Back of the Leg? You Might Have Tennis Leg!
Intense Pain at the Back of the Leg? You Might Have Tennis Leg!
With the Australian Open in full swing, there’s no doubt that many of us will feel encouraged to get out our rackets and hit the court. Alongside the fun nature of tennis come the high-impact forces on the muscles and joints that can cause serious injury and pain. One of these injuries is commonly referred to as Tennis Leg- but what is it and what are the signs? The Podiatrist talks Tennis Leg!
Kelly’s Experience with Runner’s Knee
Kelly’s Experience with Runner’s Knee
Kelly is 31 and and last summer she decided it was finally time to get fit, start leading a healthier lifestyle and feel great. She joined the gym and for the first time in years, began running.
Pieter Van Der Kooij – Podiatrist
Pieter Van Der Kooij – Podiatrist
Pieter Van Der Kooij graduated as a Podiatrist in 2007 and realised he had a passion for biomechanics and how the body moves. He then graduated as a Physiotherapist in 2012 and has been combining both degrees to optimise rehabilitation in acute and chronic settings.
3 Tips To Stay At Your Best This Holiday Season!
3 Tips To Stay At Your Best This Holiday Season!
The Queensland summer is upon us! As the Christmas lights start to appear, along with the 5am sunrises, it feels like there is only one thing missing? The warmth! Having moved from interstate, Queensland is unique as the morning state compared to the late evening running and sports groups in Victoria and New South Wales for example due to daylight savings.

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