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Category Archives: Foot & Ankle

Netball Injuries

Netball injuries can be seen and managed by the physiotherapist to ensure a speedy recovery and allow you to get back to the sport you love! Continue reading

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Cramps

If you think the cramps are due to poor footwear or tight or weak muscles then a physiotherapy or a podiatry appointment can solve the problem. Continue reading

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School Shoes

If you’re concerned that your child’s shoes do not fit properly, Podiatry appointments are available for back to school foot screenings and footwear advice. Continue reading

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Pregnancy & your Feet

Your Physiotherapist & your Podiatrist can help you attain healthy feet to allow you to enjoy regular exercise and a happy healthy pregnancy.
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Cracked Heels

For cracked heels see a Podiatrist for regular care. Continue reading

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Achilles

If you’ve just started noticing a bit of Achilles stiffness first thing in the morning – come & get it checked out early!
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Heel pain

Heel Pain needs to be assessed & managed early as it rarely resolves on its own. Continue reading

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Burning Feet? See your Podiatrist

There are many causes of burning feet, your Podiatrist will assist with diagnosis, advice & management. Early management is the key to stopping changes becoming permanent Continue reading

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The correct way to cut toenails

A pedicure might seem like a frivolous luxury, but as anyone who has suffered from ingrown toenails or a fungal nail infection knows, sometimes they are a necessity. Proper toenail hygiene is the most important step in preventing an occurrence … Continue reading

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Bunions

Consult with a Podiatrist or a Physiotherapist to have the bunion area assessed Continue reading

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Pregnancy & Your Feet

Spreading of the foot, swelling in the feet and ankles during pregnancy can make shoes uncomfortable or unable to fit and may increase rubbing at certain sites. Your Podiatrist or Physio can help you temporarily address swelling and offer footwear advice Continue reading

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Hammertoe: What is it, and how can it be avoided?

Hammer toe  is a foot condition where  the toe is bent upwards at the first joint. This is similar to claw or mallet toes. If untreated, the toe can become fixed in this position and can’t straighten out.  This can … Continue reading

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Fungal infections of the foot & lower limb

Your Podiatrist can assist you in the diagnosis & management of fungal infections of the toes, feet & lower leg. Diabetics need to take care of their feet. Continue reading

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Shoe Revolution

During the transition from traditional shoes to minimalist or barefoot spend some time in non-minimalist footwear to recover & treat long run soreness with icepacks and compression. You may require Physiotherapy treatment during your transition to assist Continue reading

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Could you be pre-diabetic? Or have Metabolic Syndrome?

Footwear, previous injury, or pain? Treat these early, see a Podiatrist or Physiotherapist. Continue reading

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Diabetes & Foot Risk

It is also very important to check in early if you notice a wound on your foot. So have you seen a Podiatrist in the last 12 months? Or do you have a friend of
family member who hasn’t either? If this is you, don’t put it off any longer. Continue reading

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Sweaty Feet

Hyperhidrosis is the result of overactive sweat glands mainly on the plantar surface of the feet. Continue reading

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High Heel Comfort

There are a number of different ways for you to wear high heels with more comfort:- Continue reading

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Acute Ankle Sprains

Ankle injuries that have not been rehabilitated or poorly rehabilitated are at risk of recurring injury & other secondary complications from residual weakness, stiffness & poor proprioception. Continue reading

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Children’s Footwear

Before purchasing any type of footwear, parents should consult a podiatrist for a footwear assessment in which the child’s gait, muscle strength & flexibility & joint range of motion can be evaluated. Continue reading

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