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Toe Walking

Your child has just reached the exciting new milestone of walking. A few months have passed and your child has become more confident with their walking pattern in which they are wanting to explore further. Within these few months you have also started to notice that your child is walking...

Autism And The Feet

Has your child been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Have you noticed that your child appears as clumsy or walks differently to other children their age? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that will usually develop within early childhood.More often than not, delays and impairments may be seen...

Pigeon Toed Walking

Your child has started to walk and you have noticed that their feet are turning inwards while walking. You have never noticed anyone else’s children walking this way and wonder if it is normal at such a young age. After speaking to your family doctor they have recommended that you...

Cheap Vs Expensive Shoes

When a child reaches the age where they can now start wearing proper shoes, we are often overwhelmed by the selection of shoes displayed in front of us. Which is why we often go straight to the shoes that are brightly coloured, pretty and less expensive.   As your child begins to...

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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....

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...