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Christmas Party Preparations for Your Feet!

Christmas is just around the corner and the party dates are already filling up our diaries. You may have thought about what you are wearing but have you thought about how to prepare your feet for a fabulous night getting down on the dance floor ?   These are our Podiatrists top tips for preparing your …

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Foot Core Stability – Building a Strong Foundation

Most people understand that to avoid injuries and perform well in any sport or exercise activity you need good ‘core stability’.  However, many people fail to realize that a strong core is of limited benefit, without a strong foundation.  Strong feet are the foundation for smooth, efficient gait, providing a stable and well-balanced base for …

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Is Gardening Putting Me At Risk of Toenail Fungus?

Yes! It is well known that regular handling of moist soil, compost or manure by keen gardener’s or farmer’s increases their risk of developing unsightly nail fungus. Fungus is commonly found in our environment and especially in soil.  Fungal spores thrive in a warm, moist, dark environment.  So, your compost heap is a perfect breeding …

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Diabetes foot care

Diabetes can affect your feet in a number of ways. It can cause damage to the nerves that give feeling or sensation to your feet but also circulation. Why is it important to look after your feet, especially if you have diabetes? Diabetes can affect your feet in a number of ways.  It can cause …

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Foot Health Week 2019

Foot Health Week During Foot Health Week (October 14-20) in 2019, we are inviting you to learn more about where your feet fit in to your overall health. You may be surprised at the link between your feet, and the health of your entire body! By understanding the impact of your feet and legs on …

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Hiking Fraser Island

Congratulations to Foot Health Clinic community member Catherine on her recent solo hike of Fraser Island. Her six-day 99km hike included Kingfisher Bay Resort, Lake Mckenzie, Lake Wabby and the Valley of the Giants. Read more about Catherine’s adventure, what preventive measures she undertook to prevent injury and her tips for anyone looking to undertake this naturally …

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Rob Saunders (aka Scarpa Rob) summits Federation Peak in emotional journey

Rob Saunders (affectionately known as Scarpa Rob at Foot health clinic) has been our hiking boot consultant and supplier for many years. Rob is a great adventurer, climber and outdoorsman who regularly takes off into the wilderness.  Recently he has completed a successful journey to Federation Peak in Tasmania. During this trip not only did …

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Foot Strength: Building a strong foundation

Strong feet and toes are the foundation for a smooth, efficient gait, providing a stable and well-balanced base for all movements. Our foot muscles help to support the arch, keep our toes aligned and straight and help us to maintain balance on one leg. Lack of adequate foot muscle strength can contribute to the soft …

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Top Tips For Relieving Tendon Pain in Your Feet & Legs

This is a neat video summary of the 10 things NOT to do if you are experiencing tendon pain. If you’re struggling with tendon pain in your feet or legs, see our Podiatrists for expert advice on your foot posture and footwear, strengthening exercise programs, cold laser therapy for pain relief and accelerated healing times, …

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What Is A Black Toenail?

A black toenail, or subungal haematoma, occurs when blood accumulates under a toenail, causing it to appear blackened. Also known as ‘tennis toe’, subungal haematoma is caused by an excess of pressure on the toe, usually due to ill-fitting footwear. Footwear that gives rise to subungal haematoma may be either too tight, putting pressure on the …

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Should I See A Podiatrist About My Sprained Ankle?

A high percentage of athletes suffering an ankle sprain will go on to suffer a recurrent sprain, with some developing chronic instability, or multiple recurring sprains. The most common cause of this recurrence is improper diagnosis and inadequate treatment. It is important to see your podiatrist if you have or suspect you have an ankle …

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Can The Richie Brace Help Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease?

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a rare, inherited and currently incurable neurological disorder affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people. It is characterised by a progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. The first symptom of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is usually foot drop, a gait abnormality characterised by an impaired ability to …

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  • Adult Foot Conditions
  • Adventure Walking & Hiking
  • Children's & Kid's Feet
  • Clinic & Patient News
  • Diabetes
  • Foot & Ankle Pain
  • Foot Posture & Gait Disorders
  • Footwear & Socks
  • Heel Pain
  • Orthotic Therapy
  • Physical Therapy for Feet
  • Self Care
  • Skin & Nail Conditions
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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Balance or Coordination?

What are some of the signs of balance or coordination problems in children? Many children have difficulties with balance or coordination problems due to a wide variety of reasons.  Some of the signs that parents might notice that may be indicative of a problem include: Your child falls easily or trips often, you might even …

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Yoga for Seniors – Finding Balance in Life

If you’ve reached your senior years and you’re not already practicing yoga, now is a great time to start. Yoga is an incredibly helpful physical and mental practice for seniors.  The physical effects of yoga can increase flexibility, mobility, strength and balance through low-impact, coordinating mindful movement with breath and focused concentration.  Psychologically, it can …

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Why Do I Keep Getting Foot Blisters In Summer?

While summer usually means spending less time in enclosed footwear, it can increase your propensity for foot blisters. You are less likely to wear socks or stockings with your shoes, and heat and moist skin create ideal conditions for blister formation. If your blistering is chronic or recurring, you should see your podiatrist. Left untreated, chronic …

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Use it or lose it!

#useitorloseit Did you know that most health funds allow you to claim a new pair of orthotics every year?   If you don’t use your benefit it doesn’t usually roll over to the next year,  you simply lose it! There is still time to have a new pair of 2019 orthotics at the Foot Health Clinic, …

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Why Do I have Foot Odour?

Foot odour is an embarrassing and uncomfortable condition, which can be an indication of infection. Foot odour has two causes: perspiration – our feet and hands contain more sweat glands than any other part of our bodies and provide a ready supply of perspiration, particularly if you also suffer from inherited hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating; …

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