Dealing with a sore ankle is hard. These small joints bear your entire body weight over and over as you lift one foot off the ground to take the next step. Our busy lives mean that when ankle pain develops, you can’t just avoid using the ankle until it feels better. It’s often not just pain that you’re battling but feelings of weakness and instability that can leave you feeling unsteady and unsure of your footing, too. So what could be causing your ankle pain if you haven’t had something obvious like an ankle sprain recently?Read more
Podiatrists assess, diagnose and treat problems with the feet and legs. Working with people across the entire age spectrum and from all walks of life, from young children to professional sports teams and those in their older golden years, we see and treat a diverse range of foot problems every day.Read more
As a tradie, you know the difference that having a good set of the right tools makes in helping your day run smoothly and efficiently. While most thoughts jump straight to the tool belt or box, what many people forget is that your feet and legs are also one of your most important tools – and having good foot care is like keeping your tools sharp or well-oiled.Read more
If you’ve been counting down the hours at work until you can get home, take off your work boots, put your feet up and breathe that sigh of relief as you sink deep into your chair – this one’s for you.Read more
If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, then it’s likely that your GP and diabetes nurse have made it clear: your feet are at risk, and you must look after them carefully. But what are they at risk of – why is foot care so important – and of all the areas of the body to be concerned about, why the feet?Read more
Aside from managing injuries, improving running performance is one of the reasons patients come to us for orthotics. We understand the many goals that runners have – from maintaining their comfort over long distances when their feet start to tire and technique may drop off, to overcoming the vulnerabilities created by their gait or foot type to keep running pain-free – to gaining a competitive edge and beating their personal bests.Read more
Recently retired or counting down the days? While the thought of retirement and being able to spend our days enjoying activities like golf, long walks and ample time with the grandkids is very exciting, there’s an unspoken catch: to maximise your involvement in all the physical activities you enjoy, you’ve got to stay mobile and comfortable on your feet.Read more
Does the ground feel firmer and less forgiving than it used to?
Do you struggle to find comfortable shoes – or ones that are wide enough for your feet?
Do your feet often swell and you’re not sure why?
- Noticed white spots appear on your toenails that never used to be there?
- Removed your nail polish to find that your nails look more spotty and less healthy?
- Worried about what white spots on the nails mean?
While we may never truly know the extent of how our mothers care for us, we do know how much time they spend on their feet – all day! So for mum, it’s important to be able to walk comfortably and stay pain-free on her feet – and that’s where we can help. With Mother’s Day fast approaching next month on May 9th, we’ve shared five ways that you can help your mum feel great and look great on her feet.Read more