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  • Tips For Toddler Footwear

      Avoid secondhand shoes for toddlers Quite often, parents with many children will pass their shoes down the line because shoes can be expensive and having to buy multiple pairs twice a year can definitely put a dint in the wallet. Tread carefully when doing so as “Almost 80% of......

  • Tarsal Coalition and Joint Fusions

    One of those tricky diagnoses that can get missed! What is a Tarsal Coalition? The tarsal bones in the middle of the foot form joints that are integral for proper function of the foot and lower leg. On occasions an abnormal growth of bone or fibrous tissue occurs across these......

  • Hand Me Down Shoes – PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE DON’T DO IT!

    Ensuring that your child has appropriate shoes that are fitted especially for their individual foot type is one of the most important factors throughout their growth and development. However, as a podiatrist it is becoming increasingly more apparent that parents are choosing to pass down shoes to their younger children......

  • Ascent Footwear – Facebook

    “Ascent gets a great mention in The Herald Sun this morning! Ascent was not chosen by the newspaper as one of the six school shoes to be tested however Melissa Biedak, of the Children’s Podiatry Clinic, said her vote for best school shoe went to the Ascent shoe from The......

  • Protecting Small Feet

    Read whole article HERE The first few years of a child’s foot development are critical, as the feet are formed from soft, pliable cartilage. Paediatric podiatrist at Children’s Podiatry Clinic, Melissa Biedak said, “Due to a child’s increased flexibility, the soft cartilage can easily be bent out of shape, which......

  • Early intervention can prevent corrective foot surgery in children

    Read whole article: HERE Read other sources: HERE YOU get what you pay for when it comes to school shoes, experts say. Podiatrist Melissa Biedak, of the Children’s Podiatry Clinic, said because youngsters spent up to 40 hours a week in school shoes, a good pair was vital. Podiatrist Melissa......