BFM 46: Feelgrounds with Raphael Zimmer

In this episode Paul Thompson, The Barefoot Podiatrist chats with Raphael Zimmer from Feelgrounds Footwear. Tune in to hear about the Feelgrounds story, the features and benefits of Feelgrounds footwear as well as the different styles offered by Feelgrounds. Paul also discusses his own experiences with Feelgrounds footwear and Raphael lets us in on a… Continue reading BFM 46: Feelgrounds with Raphael Zimmer

BFM 36: Vivobarefoot Australia with Suey Cooper

Paul The Barefoot Podiatrist talks with Soledistribution and Vivobarefoot Australia’s owner Suey Cooper. Listen in to find out about the ┬ábenefits of Vivobarefoot shoes and the direction Vivobarefoot Australia are heading. You will also learn about the importance of getting your children in the right shoes from a young age and much more. To keep… Continue reading BFM 36: Vivobarefoot Australia with Suey Cooper

BFM 31: Top 5 Barefoot Shoe Features

In this episode, Paul talks about the top 5 features he looks for when assessing and buying minimalist shoes. Check out www.thebarefootmovement.com.au for more information, a barefoot shoe checklist as well as shoe reviews.

TWIW 19: Barefoot may be better for kids

This Week In Wellness a new study reveals children who are habitually barefoot between the ages of 6-10 show significantly better motor skills including better balance and jumping skills. Shout out to Dr Jacey Pryjma from the Australian Children’s Chiropractic centre for bringing this research to my attention. Published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, this is… Continue reading TWIW 19: Barefoot may be better for kids

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