Podiatry Services

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Looking After Your Feet in Winter!

Feet in the Cooler Weather Caring for your feet is very important, especially during the cooler months. The cooler weather can present multiple challenges in maintaining foot health, with the risk of numbness and decreased circulation dramatically increasing. Check Your Feet Daily It is important to check your feet daily looking for breaks in the …

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Hiker’s Wool

What is Hikers Wool? HikersWool is made from lambs’ fleece which is soft, lanolin rich and durable. It helps with prevention of blisters and irritation spots between toes and on the soles of your feet by preventing friction from occurring. The wonder of wool wicks away moisture and perspiration allowing your feet to breathe. It …

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Injury Management

Managing Injuries in the Lower Limb Injuries to the lower limb are very common so it is important to recognise and seek early management of an injury to reduce the recovery time. After early detection of an injury, an appointment with a podiatrist will involve diagnosing the injured structures and determining the cause of injury …

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Lateral Knee Pain

Later Knee Pain ITB Friction Syndrom, Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy, Joint Pain. Lateral knee pain (pain on the outside border of the knee) is most commonly the condition Illiotibial band (ITB) friction syndrome (ITBFS). The suggested cause is an increase in compression in the layer of fat and connective tissue that separate ITB from the lateral …

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Plantar Warts or Verrucae

What are Plantar Warts (Verrucae)? Verrucae (warts) are the main viral infection on the foot caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV).       They are typically found under the point of highest pressure, such as the ball of the foot.                  Early on they appear as a …

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What are Orthotics?

We’re often asked by people, “What are orthotics?” In general terms, orthotics are anything that is placed into your shoes to change the forces acting on your feet. This can more evenly spread the body weight or take stress from a structure (like the plantar fascia) that is injured. Not all orthotics are created equal …

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Your Guide to Running Shoes

Anyone who wants to get the most out of their running is looking for the best running shoe. In this blog, one of our podiatrists Joe, discusses the features you should be looking for to get the most out of your running shoes. 1. Comfort The shoe needs to be comfortable to wear straight away. …

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Are Sore Feet and Legs Normal?

Sore feet, legs and knees can seem to be a normal part of life for many of us, but should they be? Pain can be a very useful tool. When we are young it teaches us to avoid dangerous situations which could put our overall health at risk. Sharp objects, hot and cold, hard and …

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How to Prevent School Sporting Injuries

As each new school term approaches, excitement builds about the start of new sporting seasons. Sign on days for club sports usually coincide with late summer and late winter. AFL, football (soccer), dance, netball, hockey, rugby league, rugby union, basketball and several other sports give great opportunities for our children to grow stronger, more resilient, …

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Ingrown Toenail Surgery

When should you consider ingrown toenail surgery? You should consider ingrown toenail surgery if conservative management has not been effective. This will result in the toenail becoming ingrown and infected regularly despite appropriate cutting technique.  Long-lasting infections can lead to severe conditions including Osteomyelitis (bone infection). What is the procedure? The procedure we use at Dynamic …

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Kids Feet

Book Online Here Children’s feet are very different to adult’s feet.  At birth they start out as mainly a “cartilage map” of where the bones are going to grow as the child grows.  Cartilage is much softer than bone, meaning that the feet are much softer and malleable, changing as they come into contact with their environment. That is why it is important …

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Meet Matt, Podiatrist and Practice Owner

Dynamic Podiatry So, what made you decide to set up Dynamic Podiatry? Matt Well I first started in this area working one afternoon a week from Keperra Family Practice, and almost immediately I was fully booked. So my wife Vicki and I took a drive around the area. We noticed that there were new housing …

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Feet from a Child’s perspective

Children really rely on their feet. Because they are generally much more active than adults, they need their feet to run, play, explore, climb, and generally get the most out of their childhood years. Many children will hardly give their feet a second thought, because they don’t hurt unless they stand on something sharp or …

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