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  • 7 Steps to eliminate your heel pain at home

    FOOTWEAR!!!!! If you are wearing poor footwear, you will never get better. This is the NUMBER 1 thing to look at. Do your shoes have adequate cushioning under the heel (2cm of rubber/sponge). Do they have support in the arch? Are they in good condition and not worn through the sole? Good joggers like ASICS, […]

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  • Back-To-School 2018

    ⏰ ARE YOU READY FOR BACK TO SCHOOL? ⏰ Check in here tomorrow at 2pm for our LIVE post on all things BACK-TO-SCHOOL! January is back-to-school month (yay!) which also means annual foot, shoe and orthotic checks for the majority of our younger patients 👟 This is a great routine to get the family into to avoid injuries […]

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  • Salt for Ingrown Toenails?

    Salt water soaks are a useful part of the management of ingrown toenails. They can be used as a stand-alone antiseptic treatment used in combination with antibiotics depending on the severity of the ingrown toenail condition. Used for: Anyone with an ingrown toenail that has redness and swelling associated with an infection.* Part of the […]

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  • 6 Steps To Eliminate Forefoot Pain

    1. Wear shoes that are wide enough in the forefoot to accommodate your feet after they swell at the end of the day. You can determine if your shoes are wide enough by tracing around your foot on a piece of paper and then comparing this tracing to your shoe. 2. Avoid high heels as […]

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  • Do You Have a LEG LENGTH DIFFERENCE?

    What is the definition of a leg length difference (LLD)? Also known as a limb length discrepancy, LLD is an asymmetry in length between the two lower limbs. This can be divided into structural and functional. Structural LLD is an anatomical difference between the two sides primarily caused by bone related asymmetry. For example, your […]

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  • Forefoot pain? It may be a neuroma…

    By Thomas McMahon- Brindabella Podiatry The psychological barrier to an active lifestyle is sufficiently overwhelming without neurological symptoms of a Mortons Neuroma complicating the issue. Responding to World Health Organisation (WHO) warnings that 25% of the world population is inactive, citizens of developed nations have embraced a modern, evidence-based approach to physical activity and car...

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  • Onychocryptosis: The nuts, bolts and nails of it

    With no regard for demographic, geographic or topographic boundaries, the Ingrown Toenail (IGTN), or onychocryptosis, has burdened people for millennia. Despite being labelled a ‘minor medical issue’, the invasion of a portion of toenail into the surrounding soft tissue skin will cause considerable pain, pose an immediate risk of infection and inhibit the use of shoes, ...

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