16 07, 2020

Looking after your feet in lockdown

By | July 16th, 2020|

COVID-19 has resulted in many Melbournians spending significantly more time at home. It is a tough time for all, but we must keep positive and continue to look after both our physical and mental health – and our feet are no exception! At Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics we have seen many lockdown related foot problems [...]

29 05, 2020

Covid Toes

By | May 29th, 2020|

What are Covid toes? Covid toes are a frost-bite like rash on a person's feet or toes. According to anecdotal evidence from dermatologists around the world it is thought that this could be a less common symptom of COVID-19. What does the research show? In one report, dermatologists evaluated 88 COVID-19 patients in an [...]

5 05, 2020

Can’t come and see us? Why not try Telehealth?

By | May 5th, 2020|

Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics now offer Telehealth! Podiatry via the convenience of an online video consultation If you can't come to our clinic or live too far away there is now a solution - Telehealth! Now you can receive expert treatment and advice from our team of podiatrists from the comfort of your home or [...]

13 03, 2020

Coronavirus Policy

By | March 13th, 2020|

At Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics we just want you to know that it is business as usual and we are doing everything possible to help prevent a coronavirus infection. Our hygiene standards are of the highest quality so you can be assured that all potential risks are minimised as much as possible when you visit. We [...]

13 03, 2020

February Bushfire Appeal Result

By | March 13th, 2020|

Thank you to all those patients who visited us in the month February, where we ended up seeing 765 people - that's a lot of feet ! We have now donated $5 on behalf of every patient we saw, raising a total of $3825 for the Victorian Bushfire Appeal. The money will hopefully go to [...]

19 02, 2020

Our podiatrists now offer Diagnostic Ultrasound

By | February 19th, 2020|

Introducing the SonoSite Edge II Ultrasound System At Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics we invest in the latest technology for our patients so we now offer diagnostic ultrasound on site at our Camberwell clinic. Our podiatrists are highly trained in podiatric ultrasound and use the state-of- the-art SonoSite Edge II Ultrasound System. Due to the [...]

28 01, 2020

Plantar heel pain case study – the importance of correct diagnosis

By | January 28th, 2020|

In my experience I have seen various heel pain related injuries (e.g. plantar fasciitis) cured with a variety of treatment options and plans. Common treatments include: • Strapping • Strengthening exercises • Stretching • Orthotics • Footwear changes • Heat ultrasound • CAM walker (moonboot) There are multiple factors which contribute to determining the most [...]

9 01, 2020

Victorian Bushfire Appeal

By | January 9th, 2020|

Our heart goes out to all those people and communities affected by the devastating bushfires in Victoria and Australia this summer. Our appreciation goes to all the hard working CFA volunteers as well as other emergency services personnel. Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics Victorian Bushfire Donation $5 for every patient seen in February will go to [...]

15 12, 2019

Our Custom Orthotics are now 3D Printed!

By | December 15th, 2019|

Footwork are leaders in premium custom orthotics in Australia Our custom orthotics, manufactured by Footwork Podiatric Laboratory, are now 3D printed ! Footwork are one of the leading manufacturers of premium foot orthotics in Australia. Previously their custom orthotics were manufactured using CNC milling. Whilst this style of manufacturing produced great orthotics it had [...]

25 11, 2019

Heart Disease and Your Feet

By | November 25th, 2019|

Because they are at opposite ends of the body, people often forget that heart disease can affect your feet. One of the main risk factors that causes heart disease is peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Peripheral arterial disease is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries serving the legs, stomach, arms and head. It is most commonly [...]