Category: Running & Walking Assessment

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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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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