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Sweaty Feet?

With the start of the school year upon us, you may be starting back up the after school sporting activities. Which can often mean that your child’s feet are becoming warm and sweaty. Plantar Hyperhidrosis is a condition known as sweaty feet, which tends to affect the bottom of your feet....

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 joints...

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...

Do You Really Have Growing Pains?

Does your child often wake up in the middle of the night complaining of pain in their legs? Does your child complain of pain in the afternoon or at night? If you answered yes to any of these then your child may be experiencing growing pains! So what exactly are growing...

How To Find The Right Shoe For You?

Did you know, the average human walks approximately 128,000 km over a life time. That’s enough to go around the circumference of the earth three times! As you can see that is a lot of walking, therefore it is important we all wear comfortable and supportive shoes. While some shoes look...

Spending Money on Your Socks: Is It Worth The Price?

Forget about the bundle packs of socks you find at K-mart or Big W, expensive socks are all the rage right now! You may be wondering what gives them the right to put these steep prices on some ordinary socks?! But read on and you'll find out why you are...

The Link Between Your Feet and Your Body Wellness

We often forget just how much wear and tear and pressure that goes through our feet every day. Especially when you consider nearly ¼ of all the bones within the body are located just within the feet! That’s 26 bones within each foot, 60 joints, 200 muscles, ligaments and tendons...

What Affect Does Wearing Nail Polish Have On Your Nails?

With summer finally here, it’s that time of year to get your feet out and feel the sand in between your toes. Like so many of us, when it comes to finally being able to wear your favourite open toes shoes, we often don’t like the appearance of our nails thus...

Have You Had Your Moles Checked?

  As our feet come out of hiding after months of cold weather, this is the perfect time to check your's and your children's feet for moles. Sometimes moles can be mistaken for more serious conditions like Melanoma. When Melanoma is found on the foot, survival rates are dramatically lower with the...

Why Do Your Feet Smell?

Did you know that smelly feet is an actual medical condition known as Bromodosis? There are about 2-4 million sweat glands all over the body and most of these are found in the feet! These sweat glands help regulate body temperature by releasing sweat to cool the body down especially when...