Category: Podiatry Services

A Podiatrist treating bunion pain
Children’s Feet

What is a bunion?

Bunions are a common foot condition and are also known as hallux valgus. It forms when the big toe starts to lean towards the other toes, causing the metatarsal bone to shift outward. Over time, this misalignment creates a prominent bump on the inner edge of the foot.

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A Podiatrist altering a custom orthotic
Custom Cycling Orthotics & Bike Assessment

Understanding the Benefits and Types of Orthotics

Orthotics can be a game-changer to help manage foot, knee and hip related injury or concerns. An orthotic is a device issued by a Podiatrist to support and change the alignment of the feet. This can help provide relief from discomfort and aid in improving mobility.

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A runner completing a track session with shin splints
Orthoses Therapy

Shin splints

Shin splints, commonly known as ‘medial stress syndrome’ defines pain anywhere along the shin bone from the knee to the ankle.

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Conducting a diabetes foot assessment and testing nerve sensation
Diabetes Assessments

How does diabetes affect your feet?

Diabetes affects the feet by either damaging the blood vessels, resulting in slower healing or causing nerve damage which can reduce the feeling in your feet.

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Podiatrist checking a NDIS participants feet
Children’s Feet

Sever’s disease

Sever’s disease, also known as Calcaneal apophysitis, is the most common cause of heel pain in children and adolescents.

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Managing of Achilles tendinopathy
Podiatry Services

Achilles Injuries

There are different types of injuries to the Achilles tendon and surrounding structures. It is important before beginning management to ensure a correct diagnosis as management of a tendon injury is different to joints and other structures.

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Creating community collaborations
Community

Partnerships and Collaborations

At Momentum Podiatry we believe in working as a team by providing holistic care to improve total health outcomes for our clients.

We continue to work with all local health professionals and small businesses and here is a small insight into some of our partnerships.

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A Podiatrist fixing an ingrown toenail
General Foot Care

Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail occurs when the side of the toenail grows into the skin which can result in pain and infection. More commonly it affects the big toenails, but can occur on any toenail.

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