Injury – 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, […]

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 […]

Newborn stands and walks after Podiatry

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 […]

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 […]