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Dance Medicine and Science Conference

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Dance Medicine and Science Conference

One of our podiatrists Dr Monica Zheng has recently returned from the 26th Annual International Association of Dance Medicine and Science conference in Hong Kong, where she became acquainted with the most recent research and techniques in the world of dance.

Mingling with the world’s best in dance surgery, rehabilitation and training, she has acquired new techniques in the assessment and treatment of dance-related injuries.

It is evident that there is a growing amount of research related to dance and more of a focus on the prevention and management of injuries, a promising sign for dancers and health professionals alike!

Did you know that Pulse Podiatry offers professional pre pointe assessments for ballet dancers? This is an evidence-based evaluation of strength, flexibility, posture and technique. The pre- pointe assessment for dancers looking to go en pointe as well as those already en pointe. This identifies any weaknesses in the musculoskeletal system that are risk factors for injury.

We never want you to miss a chance to dance.

 

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Hockey Australia Hall of Fame, Annual Awards Night!

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Hockey Australia Hall of Fame, Annual Awards Night!

It was an honour to attend the Hockey Australia Hall of Fame, Annual awards night held at Frasers, Kingspark on Monday 7th November.

This event acknowledged legendary players of Australian Hockey. 2016 has been a huge year- Champions Trophy, the Rio Olympic Games and the Australian Hockey League.

The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras remain consistently at the top of the world hockey ratings!

Hockey personalities Roslyn Fisher, Jennifer Morris, Stephen Davies, Gordon Pearce, Colleen Quinn, Katrina Powell, Kenneth Wark Jr and Gregory Browning were honoured and recognised for their achievement of excellence within the sport.

For all the young, budding hockey players we see in our clinic- We are fortunate to have official Jerseys signed by all the members of the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos who played at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games!

How's that for inspiration?

Read more here!

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Photo from the night:

Teneal Attard- 221 caps over a 12 year international career.

Madonna Blyth- Hockeyroos captain who retires after 342 career caps, 70 international goals, concluding a the 2016 Rio Olympic Finals.

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Annual UWA Podiatric Medicine Dinner

The Annual UWA Podiatric Medicine Dinner was held on September 3rd 2016 at The Crown, where staff, alumni and students re-connected, enjoyed dinner, danced and discussed all things 'gait'.

If you're interested in a Podiatric Medicine career- I highly recommend it!

I'm very thankful for the teachers who taught, mentored and inspired me.

Pictured: Professor of Podiatric Medicine- Dr Alan Bryant. Assoc/ Prof Dr Jennifer Bryant. Assoc/ Prof Dr Reza Naraghi. Dr Sanaz Deghan (Podiatric Surgeon).

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Jimmy Choo!

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Jimmy Choo!

Professor Datuk Jimmy Choo was in Perth this week providing inspiration to a new generation of creative minds! Jimmy Choo is a fashion icon known for creating quality and stylish couture footwear for high profile women such as the late Princess Diana, Nicole Kidman and Julie Roberts. 

I was fortunate to have an exclusive opportunity to spend time with Professor Choo where he shared his expertise about all things related to feet, shoes and (much to my delight!) expressed support towards Pulse Podiatry! After all, we do have something in common.

A belief in the importance of comfortable, healthy feet, as they are the stable foundation to the rest of your body. If your feet aren't comfortable, this will affect your lifestyle, health, confidence and well being!

Jimmy Choo's advice to us? Have passion, share knowledge, respect your teachers and those around you, work with good intentions and 'work from the heart'.

Thank you very much Professor Choo!

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