Conditions – Umina Podiatry

Shockwave Therapy for Foot and Leg Pain

Shockwave Therapy Shockwave Therapy has its origins in surgical use for the removal of kidney stones. The sound waves  “dissolve” the stones causing them to crumble so that they can be easily removed. Radial Shockwave Therapy uses similar technology, however the waves diffuse through the affected tissues more widely, and are created to stimulate tissues, […]

It’s Finals Time….and those injury niggles are still there

Common end of season Injuries. Our bodies can be tired, and the cold weather makes warming-up a bit if a drag, let alone stretching and warming down. If you are carrying an injury, and just hoping to make it through the next few weeks, then don’t underestimate the importance of a proper warm-up with appropriate […]

Common Children’s Foot Injuries

Common Foot Injuries in Children Children’s injuries are in most cases related with sporting activity and associated with overuse. As young athletes are still growing, they are at greater risk of injury than adults are. Overuse injuries can affect muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, and growth plates. In children, these structures are still growing, and the […]

HCF More for Feet

Get back on your feet sooner Did you know that each foot contains 26 bones? On average we walk approximately 1,000 km each year – that’s the equivalent of walking from Sydney to Canberra and then onto Melbourne! It’s important to look after your feet. You can do this by making sure you have appropriate footwear and […]

How to help avoid Chilblains

5 tips to keep your feet Warm and avoid the pain of Chilblains Wear layered clothing and a hat to keep your whole body warm. Wear woollen socks and slippers that are not tight. After being out in the cold warm up slowly without exposing your skin directly to heat. Try a warm drink. Reduce […]