222014Dec
Common sports injuries : Ankle sprains

Common sports injuries : Ankle sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries. Often result from sudden twist, jolt, or fall that forces the ankle joint out of its normal position that overstretch and damage the supporting ligaments of the joint. Participating activities that requires running, jumping, sudden change of direction or running on uneven surfaces greatly increase…

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172014Dec
If the shoe fits-Children’s Foot Development and Footwear

If the shoe fits-Children’s Foot Development and Footwear

When a child is developing, parents often focus their concerns on their children’s: teeth, hair growth, and social and intellectual capabilities, the feet however, are often forgotten about! This was made clear when previous research reported worrying findings such as: ill-fitting footwear in over 50% of children’, and another study citing ’83% of primary school…

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152014Dec
What’s wrong with my toenails?!

What’s wrong with my toenails?!

Nail problems can occur at any age. Below we have listed a few of the most common conditions. Should you be concerned that you have any of these or are experiencing sudden changes in colour of the nails then contact one of our podiatrist’s today for advice. Ingrown toenails This is probably the most common…

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82014Dec
Heel Pain

Heel Pain

Each week here at foot solutions we will have multiple patients coming in to our clinics complaining of heel pain. It is for this reason that we have decided to dedicate this week’s blog to the most common cause of heel pain: plantar fasciitis! Don’t worry it is not as scary as it sounds and…

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82014Dec
Its summer time; the boots are off and the thongs are out!

Its summer time; the boots are off and the thongs are out!

Living in Australia our feet tend to be on show a lot, due to our love of thongs and sandals. But did you know wearing backless footwear commonly causes dry cracked heels? Not only does it look unsightly and doesn’t feel nice, it also increases your changes of athletes foot (Tinea Pedis), plantar warts and…

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122014Nov
The Color Run

The Color Run

Melbourne 16th November 2014 and Sydney 8th February 2015 The Color Run is also known as the Happiest 5k run in the world, it’s designed for friends and family to get active in a fun and friendly environment. Here are a few tips to ensure a fun and energetic Color Run for you: Footwear When…

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