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The Importance of Socks for Foot Health: A Guide to Choosing the Right Socks.
Socks act as the interface between the skin of your feet and the shoe. They are crucial for preventing injury and keeping your feet feeling good and healthy when exercising. Socks function to: Reduce moisture. Prevent blistering. Regulate temperature. Provide cushioning, support and comfort. There are many different types of socks that podiatrists at Northside …
Plantar Fasciitis – How Your Podiatrist Can Help
Research shows that plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain across Australia. Experiencing plantar fasciitis in your lifetime isn’t especially rare, but finding an effective treatment is still crucial. If left to worsen over time, plantar fasciitis can cause significant pain, making even the most routine daily tasks uncomfortable and difficult to …
How Podiatry Can Help Your Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nobody deserves to live in discomfort. When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, the effects can be severe – so severe that even moving or going about life’s regular routine can be painful, difficult, and even insurmountable. Visiting a podiatrist, however, could be the solution you’ve been waiting for. If you’ve been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis …
CLINIC RENOVATIONS After several weeks of numerous builders, tradies, strange machine noises and random ladders everywhere, the Foot Health Clinic renovations are nearing completion! The clinic has expanded into the space that was previously occupied by the optometry practice. The expansion includes two new podiatry consultation rooms, an exercise studio space and a larger instrument …
What’s new in June 2022?
Big News: Foot Health Clinic is expanding! If you haven’t had a chance to visit Foot Health Clinic lately, you might have missed our big news…we are expanding! Our new space will include an exercise area designed for yoga, strength and balance training and foot/ankle rehabilitation. We are adding two extra podiatry clinic rooms and …
Patient Case Study – Podiatry & Falls Prevention
Subscribe to the Foot Health Clinic YouTube Channel This is an 88yo lady that recently attended foot health clinic for podiatry care, footwear & balance assessment. Margaret (not her real name) presented to Foot Health Clinic after recently moving into the Samford area to be closer to her family. Margaret has an advanced case of …
2019 Year in Review
Our Podiatrists at Foot Health Clinic are always looking for ways to develop new skills to help our patients remain active and healthy. Oliver, Kim & Granville have enjoyed an amazing year learning the latest in podiatry care from experts in many diverse fields. This is a small glimpse into their year in review: Oliver Oliver has …
Medical Thongs For Children On School Holidays!
Thongs, flip-flops, double-pluggers, and crocs – these are popular holiday footwear styles that most kids like to slip on during the school holidays. These styles can never offer enough support to truly be considered ‘healthy’ for kids who have foot problems. If your child wants to wear thongs we recommend the ‘Orthaheel’ medical thong as …
Why Do Toenails Thicken As We Age?
Did you know that normal toenail growth rate averages approximately 1mm per month! Interestingly, with advancing age (starting from ~25yo) this growth rate tends to gradually decrease by about 0.5% per year. So, by the time we reach 85yo our toenails are growing at about half the rate they were when we were 25yo! Over …
Patient Case Study – Toenails
This is an 85yo gentleman that recently attended Foot Health Clinic for podiatry care of his toenails. Due to his longstanding diabetes he is unable to reach his feet, has low vision, and poor blood circulation to his toes. His toenails have become increasingly thickened and friable over time, developing a secondary fungal …
Night Time Leg Pains in Children: Should I worry?
It’s 2AM, your 6 year old boy awakens, screaming of painful legs and wanting you to rub them to help the pain go away. While you massage his legs, you look for any cause for his distress, there is no swelling, redness or heat. Nothing looks out of the ordinary. You administer some paracetomol or …
Keep Your Feet Healthy In Summer
Recommendations for keeping your feet healthy in the heat Here are the Australasian Podiatry Council’s recommendations for keeping your feet healthy in the heat: Nail care: Keep toenails trimmed straight across with nail clippers and avoid cutting too close to the skin or down at the corners as this can invite infection and the development …