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Foot Fractures

Foot Fractures

Participating in sports such as football or basketball, or activities such as gymnastics or dancing, are the main culprits when it comes to foot fractures. That’s why there’s a whole branch of our profession, dedicated to sports podiatry! Continue reading
Kids School Shoes: A Parent’s Guide

Kids School Shoes: A Parent’s Guide

It’s almost back-to-school time and that means sorting out uniforms, book lists, labels and kids school shoes. Perhaps you have never thought of talking to your local podiatrist about school shoes – yet we are the experts in all things foot care! Continue reading
Is Podiatry Covered by Medicare?

Is Podiatry Covered by Medicare?

People are often surprised to learn that a bulk billed podiatrist is the exception rather than the rule here in Australia. This is for a number of reasons. Podiatry is an allied health service, which means that in the majority of cases a Medicare rebate – and therefore bulk billing – won’t apply. Continue reading
What is a Partial Nail Avulsion?

What is a Partial Nail Avulsion?

In our last blog post, we discussed the painful condition known as onychocryptosis – or ingrown toenail. If recurring ingrown toenail is a problem for you, your podiatrist may recommend a procedure called a partial nail avulsion or PNA. Continue reading
Help for Tortured Toenails

Help for Tortured Toenails

f you are suffering the pain and discomfort of an ingrown toenail, I highly recommend visiting your local podiatry clinic for help. I’ve found most people turn to the internet, their local chemist or GP, simply because they don’t realise a podiatrist can help! Continue reading
Foot Care for all the Family

Foot Care for all the Family

Think only elderly people visit a podiatrist? Think again! We are proud to be a family podiatry centre, providing the very best in foot care for newborns right through to seniors. Baby Foot Care - From birth up until two years of age, babies may benefit from podiatric treatment for: Continue reading
Fascinating Foot Facts

Fascinating Foot Facts

If there’s one thing we know here at our Redlands podiatry clinic, it’s feet – and we’ve picked up a lot of fascinating foot facts along the way! These Feet are Made for Walking Just think – if a person walks the recommended 10 000 steps per day from their first birthday up to the age of 70 – that adds up to over 25 million steps in their lifetime! Continue reading
Heel Pain: Causes and Treatment

Heel Pain: Causes and Treatment

Heel pain would have to be one of the most common problems that clients present with at our Redlands podiatry clinic. Heel pain affects all age groups and genders; it can involve either the bottom, sides, or back of the heel; and the pain can intensify at certain times of the day. Continue reading
October is Foot Health Awareness Month

October is Foot Health Awareness Month

Because Foot Health Week falls in October each year – this year it’s from Monday the 15th to Friday the 21st of October – at Trevor Lane Podiatry, we like to think of the whole month as “Foot Health Awareness Month”. foot health awareness month As part of our commitment to providing you with the very best foot care, we regularly share tips here on our podiatry blog, on everything from preventing and treating common sports injuries, to what to look for in kids’ school shoes. Continue reading
Blisters or Bliss: Choosing the Best Hiking Boots

Blisters or Bliss: Choosing the Best Hiking Boots

The winter months are prime time for mountain trekking and adventure – whether you prefer the rainforests of the Gold Coast Hinterland, or the snowfields of New South Wales, Victoria or New Zealand. As a trekking enthusiast from way back, as well as a local podiatrist, I know firsthand the difference that a good pair of hiking boots can make: blisters, or bliss! Continue reading
Symptoms of Limb Length Discrepancy

Symptoms of Limb Length Discrepancy

How can you tell if your legs are different lengths? And why does it matter? Although most of the population naturally have a difference in the length of their limbs (1), it is usually slight, and not likely to require any treatment. It is only if you notice symptoms such as a head tilt, shoulder dip, limping, or a variation in shoe sizes, these may be worth investigating with your local podiatrist. Continue reading
Are Thongs Bad for your Feet?

Are Thongs Bad for your Feet?

Depending on your age or where you live, you might know them as flip flops, jandals, BBs, pluggers, or thongs. Whatever you call them, one of the most common questions we hear in our podiatry clinic is: “Are thongs bad for your feet?” Continue reading