✨Area of interest - Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) ✨ The year of Covid-19 has meant an adjustment of how we keep up to date with our continued education. 📖
What is the difference between a Bunion (Hallux Valgus) and Big Toe Arthritis (Hallux Rigidus)? It is not at all unusual to confuse bunions with big toe arthritis because both these conditions can cause pain,
Have you been experiencing pain in the ball of your foot? Feel like your stepping on a stone? And is it affecting your ability to undertake normal daily activities?
What a wild ride the last few months have been! In clinic, we are seeing an influx of overload type injuries, or as we have started calling them now 'COVERLOAD' injuries!.
Did you know that there are several different shoelace techniques appropriate for each foot type? As Podiatrists, we are aware that feet are as unique as the patients we see. Below is a lacing chart showing several ways in which your laces can help your shoes better accommodate your foot type.
There are actually a few different treatments available depending on the stage of development, if you’re getting pain, where you’re getting pain and your gait function.
We have received national body and health cabinet advice that Podiatry falls into “essential services” category. We will continue follow health department advice on this basis. Our confirmation SMS now includes a message that if you are feeling unwell or travelled in the past 14 days let us know so we can reschedule your appointment. We [...]
We understand for some people, the safest place is to self-isolate. And as part of continuing our service you, expanding our E- Consult / Telehealth allows us to provide consultations, assessment, treatment direction and management plans to all patients using readily available technology in the comfort of your home or hand.
Paediatric Podiatry has come a long way in the last decade. Not only do we have better parameters to identify "red flags' early but just as important is that we can also identify what is classified as 'normal ranges" for children. This enables us to also ease the minds of concerned parents.
It is never fun watching your child limp off the sporting field or not be able to participate. Severs Disease is probably the most frequent cause of heel pain in children. The condition occurs most commonly in children between the ages of 8 and 14 years but it can occur in younger children. Both boys [...]