• Covid toes podiatrist Melbourne

Covid Toes

May 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Covid Toes

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 [...]

  • Telehealth podiatrist Melbourne

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

May 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Can’t come and see us? Why not try Telehealth?

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 [...]

Coronavirus Policy

March 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Coronavirus Policy

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. [...]

  • Victorian Bushfire Appeal Melbourne Podiatrists

February Bushfire Appeal Result

March 13th, 2020|Comments Off on February Bushfire Appeal Result

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 [...]

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Our podiatrists now offer Diagnostic Ultrasound

February 19th, 2020|Comments Off on Our podiatrists now offer Diagnostic Ultrasound

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 [...]

  • Plantar heel pain Melbourne podiatrist

Plantar heel pain case study – the importance of correct diagnosis

January 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Plantar heel pain case study – the importance of correct diagnosis

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 [...]

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Victorian Bushfire Appeal

January 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Victorian Bushfire Appeal

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 [...]

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Our Custom Orthotics are now 3D Printed!

December 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Our Custom Orthotics are now 3D Printed!

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 [...]

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Heart Disease and Your Feet

November 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Heart Disease and Your Feet

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 [...]

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Foot Health Week 2019

October 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Foot Health Week 2019

Australian Foot Health Week 2019 – October 14th - 20th Each year the Australian Podiatry Association runs a Foot Health Week campaign to promote foot health and [...]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

September 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

What is the tarsal tunnel? The tarsal tunnel is an area located on the inside of the ankle, between the bony part of the ankle (called the [...]

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Why is my heel pain not improving?

August 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Why is my heel pain not improving?

Plantar heel pain can be frustrating for the patient As podiatrists one of the most common conditions we see is plantar heel pain. This can be a frustrating [...]

Experience the Benefits of a Paraffin Wax Foot Treatment this Winter

July 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Experience the Benefits of a Paraffin Wax Foot Treatment this Winter

Paraffin wax foot treatment For decades paraffin wax therapy has been used on the foot and ankle for the treatment of a number of conditions ranging from [...]

  • Achilles treatment Melbourne

NBA star Kevin Durant ruptures his Achilles tendon

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on NBA star Kevin Durant ruptures his Achilles tendon

Earlier in the month Golden State Warriors NBA basketball star Kevin Durant suffered a complete rupture to his Achilles tendon during Game 5 of the NBA finals. The [...]

Verrucae: The common plantar wart

May 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Verrucae: The common plantar wart

What are Verrucae? Verrucae, commonly known as plantar warts, are small viral lesions that can appear anywhere on your feet. They are most common in weight-bearing areas, [...]

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Preventing falls – balance and your feet

April 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Preventing falls – balance and your feet

As we age it is natural that we lose muscle strength and tone. This causes a few issues for the body and its ability to hold us upright. [...]

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Diabetes and Your Feet

March 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Diabetes and Your Feet

According to Diabetes Australia, “Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system”. Around 1.2 million Australians are currently living with [...]

  • Ageing feet podiatrist Melbourne

Looking after Ageing Feet

February 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Looking after Ageing Feet

Foot pain and problems become more common as you age. The latest research reports that one in four older people experience some sort of foot pain. What happens [...]

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Neuroma – a tingling pain in the ball of the foot

January 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Neuroma – a tingling pain in the ball of the foot

What is a neuroma? A neuroma is an injury that occurs in the forefoot, between the balls of the feet (where the metatarsal bone joins to the [...]

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We hire and sell CAM Walkers (Moon Boots)

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on We hire and sell CAM Walkers (Moon Boots)

At Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics we stock a large range of CAM Walkers (Moon Boots) which are available for both hire and purchase. This includes CAM Walkers that [...]

  • Summer feet Melbourne podiatrist

Preparing your feet for summer

November 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Preparing your feet for summer

Common summer foot problems Finally the weather is starting to warm up and your feet are coming out of their winter shoes. Whilst this will improve your [...]

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 [...]

  • Footwear advice Melbourne

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 [...]

  • shin splints Melbourne podiatrist

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 [...]

  • Ankle sprains Melbourne podiatrist

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 [...]

  • plantar heel pain and orthotics

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 [...]

  • Children's feet and orthotics

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 [...]

  • cracked heels Melbourne podiatrist

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 [...]

  • growing pains Melbourne podiatrist

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 [...]

  • Achilles tendinopathy Melbourne Podiatrist

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 [...]

  • Pain in the ball of the foot

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 [...]

  • Bunions & Orthotics Melbourne

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 [...]

  • AFL plantar fasciitis

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 [...]

  • Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis

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 [...]

  • ingrown toenail treatment Melbourne

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. [...]

  • Seniors foot care Melbourne podiatrist

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 [...]