Climber’s foot | Toe pain | Is it worth the risk for better performance?
Home Climber’s foot | Toe pain | Is it worth the risk for better performance? Rock climbing, both recreational and competitive, is becoming more and more popular. Most coaches would tell beginners that using simple sports shoes is fine, but more serious rock climbers use a special kind of shoe that can enhance their performance, […]
Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitis | Advice From A Podiatrist
You’ve heard of walking on clouds, now get ready for walking on Legos. Heel pain or plantar fasciitis may be the culprit.
Almost 50% Increase In Bunion Patients Since 2016: Dr Mark Reyneker Weighs In
Home Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on telegram Telegram Share on whatsapp WhatsApp Share on email Email Almost 50% Increase In Bunion Patients Since 2016: Dr Mark Reyneker Weighs In Published 30 April 2021 In the past 5 years, there has been a startling 30% increase in […]
Chris Weidman’s Gruesome Leg Injury at UFC 261
Home Chris Weidman’s Gruesome Leg Injury at UFC 261 2021 After delivering a kick that was blocked by Uriah Hall’s leg, Chris Weidman fractured his right leg. This was hair raising to watch and made even the toughest of us cringe. These photos from USA TODAY Sports capture the moment when the distal tibia and […]
Orthotic Myth Busting
Home Foot Orthotic Myth Busting Foot orthotics are medical devices that go inside your shoes. They function to correct a person’s gait (walking) and biomechanics (movement). You may be familiar with the terms “insoles”, “arch support”, “cushioning”, “padding” and “flat feet”. Presently, there is an overwhelming amount of information given by shop assistants, kiosks, online, […]
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Do Your Toenails Grow?
Home How Do Your Toenails Grow? Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary. The different parts of a toenail Many people know that nails are made up of keratin – the same stuff found in hair. Still, not many people know exactly how nails grow. Did you know that toenails develop before birth, with the toenails becoming fully […]
Persistent Lower Back Pain Could Be Coming From Your Legs
Home Persistent Lower Back Pain Could Be Coming From Your Legs 2021 Lower back pain is a major problem throughout the world, with the highest prevalence among female individuals and those aged 40-80 years old (D. Hoy et. al 2012). The global number is expected to increase over the next few decades as the population ages. […]
Foot Health Talks by Our Podiatrists
Home Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on telegram Telegram Share on whatsapp WhatsApp Share on email Email Foot Health Talks by Our Podiatrists Published 30 September 2019 Foot health talks by our Podiatrists at the Family Podiatry Centre. Come join us for a better understanding on the […]
Sesamoiditis – Foot Pain Caused by Sesame Seed Bones?
Home Sesamoiditis | Foot Pain Caused by Sesame Seed Bones? The tendons which run through the sesamoids can be easily aggravated with a rubbing movement causing inflammation and irritation to these structures. Ballerinas, baseball catchers and runners are most likely to develop sesamoiditis according to The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, but you don’t have […]
Does Your Child Have Pigeon Toes?
Home Does Your Child Have Pigeon Toes? Intoe-ing, or being pigeon-toed, is a common condition among children. This is when the legs are angled inwards like a pigeon, making the child have an awkward posture and possibly causing them to be clumsy as well, with tripping and falling being common sights. It can also be […]