Heel Pain in Children Sever’s Disease What is Sever’s Disease? Sever’s Disease is a common condition that causes heel pain in children, most typically beginning in girls aged 7-11 and boys aged 8-13. The condition is caused by excessive strain on the growth plate at the back of the heel bone as it nears […]
How to use your Orthotic devices As a general rule it is recommended you wear your Orthotics for one hour the first day, two hours the second day, three hours the third day, increasing in this manner until you are wearing them all day. During this period some minor discomfort may be experienced. If problems […]
Shoes are so important! Whether it’s a marathon runner or weekend jog, so many of the damaged feet I see coming into my clinic have their root cause in the shoes we wear. The last month has seen a steady presentation of amateur athletes limping towards my door with a frustrated story low grade […]
WHAT IS SHOCKWAVE THERAPY? Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), is a non surgical, non invasive treatment option for patients suffering from chronic conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendinopathy. It is available at all our clinic locations. This treatment option is used by the sporting elite and is now available to the general public. Before […]
Custom Orthotics Custom Orthotics are shoe inserts made to your individual biomechanical needs. They can not be prescribed unless a thorough biomechanical assessment has been done by one of our qualified Podiatrists. The orthotics are designed to re-position your foot and lower limb to its correct position, so that it performs at its optimum. Some […]
These are options that are available for the right patient/condition that can aid in the repair of tissue by putting the foot into a certain position overnight. In some cases of Achilles Tendonopathy we may recommend night splints to assist in stretching the calf muscles over a long period while you sleep.
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