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The Benefits of Toe Socks

The Benefits of Toe Socks

Have you ever worn socks with toes? If you’ve ever lived in a snowy climate, you’ll know that wearing gloves (where each finger is encased in a separate sleeve) is much more practical than mittens (where only the thumb is separated from the fingers). Continue reading
How Often Should a Diabetic See a Podiatrist?

How Often Should a Diabetic See a Podiatrist?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes, suddenly your calendar will fill with appointments for a whole team of health professionals such as a dietitian, optometrist, endocrinologist, and podiatrist, as well as your GP. Some will help you to manage your condition, while others aim to prevent complications. Continue reading
Sports Podiatry

Sports Podiatry

Sports podiatry focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of injuries to the feet and lower limbs, sustained during sports and other physical activities. When you consider that a quarter of the bones in our entire body are located in our feet you can easily understand why they might be more susceptible to injury. Continue reading
Does My Child Need Orthotics?

Does My Child Need Orthotics?

While we can definitely help with kids orthotics at our Redlands podiatry clinic, the fact is that flat feet are relatively normal in young children. And yet when parents bring their child to our podiatry clinic, it is often due to concerns about flat feet and whether orthotics are needed. Continue reading
My Sprained Ankle Still Hurts After 3 Months!

My Sprained Ankle Still Hurts After 3 Months!

I often encounter clients that say things along the line of: “My sprained ankle still hurts after 3 months!” or; “Ever since I had that sprained ankle, my foot has never been quite the same”. Usually, they are having difficulties with things like wearing high heels or climbing stairs, or perhaps while exercising. Continue reading
Foot Pain Caused by Back Problems

Foot Pain Caused by Back Problems

It may seem strange to think of somebody going to a podiatry clinic, when they actually have a problem with their back. After all, podiatry is the branch of medicine which diagnoses and treats issues related to the lower limbs – heels, toes, feet, ankles and knees. Continue reading
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