Need help managing your Blisters?

The blight of walkers, runners, tennis and netball, in fact at some stage pretty much everyone will have suffered a blister. Our podiatrists can assess and treat your feet, look for high load areas and provide knowledge on preventative measures, this often includes a gait assessment, we might ask you to bring in a video of you playing sport. They’ll check and provide advice on your footwear and socks. They’ll also show you taping techniques and discuss products you should and maybe some you shouldn’t use. Don’t let a blister ruin your experience.

Ways to Help Prevent Blisters
Shoes: Do they feet properly, are they the correct shoe for the sport
Lacing: Different styles of lacing can help
Socks: Different materials can reduce friction, there are toeless socks and socks with individual toes for protection.
Tapping/padding: Hyperfix, Rocktape, sports tape. These can all be used to prevent blisters, by reducing friction and skin movement at the ‘hot spot’.
Blister products such as Compeed and silicone toe socks can also help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a couple of our most frequently asked questions. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for please contact us and we will be more than happy to answer any further questions.

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