Foot Health Week 2018

October 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Foot Health Week 2018

Foot Heath Week - 15th - 21st October 2018 Each year the Australian Podiatry Association runs a Foot Health Week campaign to promote foot health and encourage [...]

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Intoeing Gait

September 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Intoeing Gait

What is intoeing? Intoeing is a gait variation commonly referred to as a ‘pigeon-toed’ gait. It occurs mostly in children when they walk or run with one [...]

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Choosing the right runners for your feet

August 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Choosing the right runners for your feet

Why is it important to choose the right runners for your feet? There are many choices the consumer faces when purchasing a new pair of running shoes. [...]

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Snowboarder’s Ankle

July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Snowboarder’s Ankle

With the Australian snow season ramping up and fresh snow on the horizon more and more people will be flocking to the slopes. Skiing has been the main [...]

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Shin Splints

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Shin Splints

What are shin splints? Shin splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) as medically referred to is a condition affecting the lower portion of the leg. It [...]

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All About Ankle Sprains

May 20th, 2018|Comments Off on All About Ankle Sprains

What are ankle sprains? Ankle sprains occur when the ligaments of the ankle are twisted or stretched beyond their normal capacity. Some cases may result in mild [...]

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Orthotics & plantar heel pain – the debate continues

April 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Orthotics & plantar heel pain – the debate continues

There is much debate and mixed evidence of the effects of custom orthotics and prefabricated orthotics on plantar heel pain. A recent European research article has sparked further [...]

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Orthotics & children – what age is too young?

March 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Orthotics & children – what age is too young?

Children's orthotics can be of great benefit to young feet. They can help reduce symptoms in children's legs and feet as well as assisting with stability, gait and [...]

Womens AFL – Preventing Lower Leg Injuries

February 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Womens AFL – Preventing Lower Leg Injuries

The AFLW season in now in full swing and the competition is starting to heat up. Last season there was a significant amount of injuries throughout with season [...]

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Cracked and dry heels: A common summertime problem

January 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Cracked and dry heels: A common summertime problem

Summertime for most people involves some well-deserved time off, generally involving day trips to the beach and local pools to cool down. However this also means dusting off [...]

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Growing pains – what causes them in children?

December 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Growing pains – what causes them in children?

Does your child wake up in the middle of the night crying in pain? Chances are they may be suffering from a common childhood condition known as growing [...]

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Achilles Tendinopathy

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Achilles Tendinopathy

What is achilles tendinopathy? The achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body. It attaches the calf muscles to the calcaneus and is responsible for [...]

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Pain in the ball of your foot?

October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Pain in the ball of your foot?

With the spring racing carnival now in full swing and the Melbourne Cup less than a week away thousands of people will pour through the gates of Flemington [...]

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Bunions & Orthotics

September 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Bunions & Orthotics

Orthotic treatment for bunions Bunions are a common foot problem that our podiatrists treat at our Melbourne clinic. Conservative treatment usually involves addressing causative factors and this [...]

Choosing the right football boot for your child

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Choosing the right football boot for your child

Football season is well and truly upon us and the finals are almost here. This means it is almost time to retire this season’s boots. Due to the [...]

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Plantar fasciitis claims AFL footballer Viney

July 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Plantar fasciitis claims AFL footballer Viney

Jack Viney sidelined following surgery for plantar fasciitis Melbourne co-captain and 2016 best and fairest winner Jack Viney has been sidelined following complications with a very common [...]

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Custom orthotics can help cure plantar fasciitis

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Custom orthotics can help cure plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis not responding to treatment? Plantar fasciitis or plantar heel pain that is not responding to conservative treatment such as strapping, stretching and physical therapy can [...]

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The painful truth of ingrown toenails

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on The painful truth of ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails are a common and painful problem which occurs when the corner or edge of the toenail digs in to the soft tissue of the nail grooves. [...]

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Importance of Seniors Foot Care

April 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Importance of Seniors Foot Care

Why foot care and podiatry is important in ageing feet Feet are vital to our health and mobility. A key component to being able to keep fit [...]

Aussie cricketer Starc suffers another foot stress fracture

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Aussie cricketer Starc suffers another foot stress fracture

Mitchell Starc is undoubtedly one of Australia’s best bowlers in the current game of cricket. He was recently sent home from the test series in India and will [...]

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Celebrity Foot Disasters

February 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrity Foot Disasters

They may look glamourous on the stage and screen but their feet tell a different story. Celebrities suffer foot ailments just like everybody else. The fashion demands on [...]

Back to School – How to find the shoe that fits

January 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Back to School – How to find the shoe that fits

What are the best school shoes for my child? Back to school is upon us again and so it’s time to get the kids ready for the [...]

Top 5 Summer Tips for your feet

January 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Top 5 Summer Tips for your feet

After few days of consistent sun and warmth, Melbourne is letting us know that we are experiencing another hot summer! Whether you plan on going away for a [...]

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A brand new podiatry clinic

December 20th, 2016|Comments Off on A brand new podiatry clinic

Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics - the big move ! What a big year it has been for Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics. In 2016 our podiatry clinic moved [...]

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Aussie Rookie Basketballer Sustains Foot Injury

November 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Aussie Rookie Basketballer Sustains Foot Injury

Australian NBA rookie Ben Simmons will miss at least 3 months after sustaining a 5th metatarsal fracture known as a Jones fracture. According to a Forbes article Simmons [...]

Tips to help your feet go the distance in the Melbourne Cup

October 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Tips to help your feet go the distance in the Melbourne Cup

The spring racing carnival is upon us again with the race that stops the nation, the Melbourne Cup, being run at Flemington on Tuesday 1st November. Over 300,000 [...]

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Exciting News – Bigger & Better Podiatry Clinic

September 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Exciting News – Bigger & Better Podiatry Clinic

We are excited to announce that we are moving to a new, bigger and better state-of-the-art podiatry clinic. On 26th September we will be moving only 500m down [...]

Metatarsal Stress Factures

August 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Metatarsal Stress Factures

As we stride pass the halfway point of the AFL season, there seems to be an ever mounting injury toll involving the lower limb and foot. Currentlythere are [...]

Sever’s Disease In Children Playing Sport

February 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Sever’s Disease In Children Playing Sport

As the anxiety of commencing the schooling year for children subsides and slowly fathoms into the usual routine, one positive association for kids struggling from early school [...]

Melanoma And Feet

November 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Melanoma And Feet

What is a Melanoma? A melanoma is a potentially life threatening cancerous skin lesion that begins in skin cells in the uppermost layer of the skin. These cells [...]

Tips For Your Feet During The Spring Racing Carnival

October 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Tips For Your Feet During The Spring Racing Carnival

Melbourne comes alive over the next few weeks with the Spring Racing Carnival. Highlights include the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, The Derby and the Melbourne Cup. As a [...]

Feet And Falls Prevention In The Elderly

October 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Feet And Falls Prevention In The Elderly

Falls are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Recent falls figures suggest that 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 have a [...]

Children’s Feet – When Should They Visit A Podiatrist?

July 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Children’s Feet – When Should They Visit A Podiatrist?

Children grow and develop at such a fast rate it can often be difficult as a parent to tell what is normal and what isn’t. So when should [...]

Chilblains…And How To Avoid Them This Winter

May 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Chilblains…And How To Avoid Them This Winter

What are chilblains? Chilblains, also known as pernio or perniosis, are small swellings that develop on the skin. They can be red or in some cases purple or [...]

Common Ballet Foot Injuries

April 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Common Ballet Foot Injuries

The performance demands of a ballet dancer can be compared to those of many highly competitive athletic pursuits. Although dancers are artists and not athletes, the physical demands [...]

Have Your Custom Orthotics Seen Better Days

March 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Have Your Custom Orthotics Seen Better Days

Are your custom-made orthotics showing signs of wear and tear? Can your orthotics be repaired? Are they still supporting your feet? Do you need a new pair? These [...]

Keeping Your Feet In Shape For Summer

December 15th, 2014|Comments Off on Keeping Your Feet In Shape For Summer

With summer on our doorstep, the weather is heating up and the sandals are coming out of the wardrobe. Summer can also bring about a number of different [...]

Seeking Safe Pedicures

November 26th, 2014|Comments Off on Seeking Safe Pedicures

Spring is here and it’s time to put your feet on show which means it’s a popular time to visit the nail salon for a pedicure and to [...]

A Childs First Steps In Life

October 13th, 2014|Comments Off on A Childs First Steps In Life

As a proud father there is no greater joy in life than seeing your first son or daughter take their first steps in life. To see them balance [...]

Like Our Facebook Page And Win

July 6th, 2014|Comments Off on Like Our Facebook Page And Win

Camberwell Road Podiatry is now on facebook and to celebrate we are offering 1 lucky winner a $100 footwear voucher. So how do you win ? Simple - [...]