Plantar Fasciitis Podcast It was a pleasure to chat with Rowan from Summit Strength about heel pain. Rowan helps people who are training for Hiking, Trekking and Mountaineering. We discussed the many causes of heel pain, and the treatments that are available. You will hear: A clear explanation and breakdown of over 25 commonly recommended […]
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, […]
Why do my feet get sore after walking on the beach? It’s a question we hear at this time of year as the weather warms up. People love to feel the cool water on their feet and the sand between their toes. Sore feet after walking on the beach is often because you are not […]
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 […]
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Our newly hatched chook had some trouble standing and walking, but applying some podiatry knowledge and a bit of strapping got her going again. This chicken was hatched with a splayed leg, so has got the nickname “flipper”. It was unable to stand or get around very well until we applied some poultry podiatry, strapping […]
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 […]
Ankle Sprains All you need to know You can see that this is not going to end well. The degree of injury will depend on the forces applied, and the direction of those forces. Ankle sprains are graded 1 – 3 based on severity. There may also be a high ankle sprain affecting ligaments in […]