BFM 47: Kinesio Tape with Steve Stahl

In this episode, Paul The Barefoot Podiatrist chats with Physiotherapist Steve Stahl from Rocktape Australia. Paul and Steve discuss kinesio tape, fascial scraping and cupping and how they can benefit your foot and movement health. You will learn what each of these therapies are, how they can be used to treat different conditions or aid… Continue reading BFM 47: Kinesio Tape with Steve Stahl

BFM 10: Talking Bunions with The Barefoot Podiatrist

Have you noticed your big toe is out of alignment and creeping closer toward the little toes. Maybe you have developed a lump or pain on the side of the big toe joint. Well you may have a bunion! In todays episode Paul chats about Bunions. Tune in to learn what they are, as well… Continue reading BFM 10: Talking Bunions with The Barefoot Podiatrist

BFM 8: Gut Health From The Ground Up With Helen Padarin

In this episode, Paul chats with Helen Padarin who is a┬áNaturopath, nutritionist, medical herbalist and speaker. Helen is the author of several books and specialises in Gut health. Tune in as Helen explains the importance of Gut health and how the gut has such a huge affect on our entire body, including our immune system,… Continue reading BFM 8: Gut Health From The Ground Up With Helen Padarin

BFM 6: The Overprescription of Orthotics

The Orthotic industry is BOOMING, but are we just masking the symptoms instead of addressing the underlying problems? Listen in (especially if you are currently wearing orthotics, or about to be put in orthotics) as Paul chats about the over prescription and over reliance of foot Orthotics.

BFM 5: Shoespiracy with The Barefoot Podiatrist

Footwear is a complicated issue, made only more complicated by the marketing power of the big brands. For years, we have been told we need structured, supportive shoes to help protect and maintain healthy feet. But is this really true? Are our feet really unable to support us through life, or have certain features in… Continue reading BFM 5: Shoespiracy with The Barefoot Podiatrist

BFM 1: The Barefoot Movement

In the first episode, Paul Thompson aka The Barefoot Podiatrist gives a brief look into The Barefoot Movement and invites you to join the conversation around building functional feet that support you and your active lifestyle. To get in touch on social media follow Paul on Facebook at

AQJ 106: Healthy Feet with the Barefoot Podiatrist

While the majority of the podiatry world is prescribing more foot and arch support in the form of supportive footwear or orthotics, Paul Thompson (known as The Barefoot Podiatrist) is taking almost the exact opposite approach. Giving the foot less support and using specific exercise and movement patterns allows for proper strength and postural development.… Continue reading AQJ 106: Healthy Feet with the Barefoot Podiatrist