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“… oh yes I did have a fall last week, my body is bruised all over …”

http://www.happyfeetpedorthics.com.au/our-shoes-your-feet/slips-trips-and-falls/ At Happy Feet Pedorthics the real story or the reality experience the carer of family member is so keen to tell is eventually told by the client themselves. That there had been a slip, trip or fall and invariably it is all about the shoes, the mats, not using the walker, reaching too far and “I was just …..!” There is loads of information, guides, booklets, videos, and a

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May 12, 2015

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Are you one of the 1 in 15?

At Happy Feet Pedorthics, we assess, fit and modify and make footwear for people with health conditions including: Amputations Dwarfism Neuropathy Arthritis Fibromyalgia Non-verbal communication skills Back pain Freiberg’s disease Obesity Bunions Ganglions Oedema Cerebral palsy Gout Paget’s disease Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Incontinence Paraplegia Charcot’s deformity Leg length difference Parkinson’s disease Club feet Leg prosthesis Pes cavus

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May 7, 2015

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There IS a difference between a podiatrist and a pedorthist

“A podiatrist is trained to assess, diagnose and treat foot and lower limb problems. These may include skin and nail problems, foot and ankle injuries, foot complications related to diabetes and other medical conditions and problems with gait or walking.” From the APA website. Pedorthics refers to “The professional field concerned with the provision of medical grade footwear, orthotic appliances and appropriate advice to a patient after assessment an

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May 5, 2015

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Here’s to Happy Feet! @Happy Feet Pedorthics. Client Choice and Responsibility – How we direct and care for our loved ones simultaneously.

Vale to My Mum on June 7 2014. Mum – Phil had the best life and died at 92 years and 6 months. My mum was typical of so many clients I see. As a daughter I was probably typical of so many daughters, sons and carers that I see as a pedorthist. We all want the best for our loved ones Our loved ones have the right to have choice and a responsibility to themselves – the situation at point here being: choice of footwear and the risk of falls, wounds, sore t

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April 30, 2015

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Celebrating Pedorthics at Happy Feet Pedorthics

Our registered business name is Crispin Cobblings. Crispin or Crispian legend has it as, the patron saint of shoemaking and Cobblings from the art cobbling. In the beginning we traded simply as Crispin Cobblings. Along the way then it was Crispin Cobblings trading as Extra Depth Footwear-North West. The story evolved to Extra Depth Footwear @ Happy Feet Pedorthics and now 2015 the story is all about Happy Feet Pedorthics!

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April 28, 2015

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