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Morton’s Neuroma is a trapped nerve that often affects the third and fourth toes and leads to a sharp stabbing pain between the long bones of the front of your foot and numbness around the ball of the foot that can extend into the toes. This condition is common in people who have a lot […]

A common condition that people request an appointment at our clinic for is an ingrown toenail. Anybody who has had one of these will tell you that it can be utter agony. Wearing shoes is a nightmare. Walking distances is torture. And if somebody treads on your foot, you should not be held responsible for […]

Want to know how diabetes affects your feet? Diabetes is when the body is unable to convert blood glucose, (blood sugar), allowing blood sugar levels to vary greatly.  This can cause immediate and/or long term damage to the body’s soft tissues and particularly the nerves and blood vessels.  Often people with diabetes are at risk […]

We get our children’s teeth checked at a dentist and eyes checked by an optometrist, but have you ever considered checking their feet with a lower limb specialist? Podiatry is relatively less understood than the above mentioned professions.   It is recommended that all children have their feet checked between 4 and 7 years of […]

There are several ways in which autism can impact your child’s feet and sometimes a child with autism may need extra care and attention. Children with autism don’t easily integrate all the information needed to learn a new skill such as walking, or may use different pathways in their brain, which are less efficient. Children with […]

In this article we will tell you all you need to know to get through Menopause with your feet intact. Are you menopausal, peri-menopausal or post-menopausal and concerned about the changes that are happening? As with many things our body goes through throughout our lives; our feet and lower limbs are affected by the various […]

Stop your child W-sitting Have noticed that your child has adopted a W-sitting position? W-sitting is when the pelvis is lowered to the floor between the legs, knees bent with the feet behind. This is sometimes used by children who need greater stability due to its wide base of support. There are many reasons why […]

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) AKA Shin Splints Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is amongst the most common injuries experienced by runners.  It is often misdiagnosed and confused with other lower leg problems.  The pain experienced is due to the development of an inflammatory reaction along the inside  border of the tibial shaft (shin bone) where […]

THE BIG SECRET TO FAT LOSS What if I told you that I had the secret to permanent fat loss and I’ll give it to you – what would you be willing to pay? A lot I’m guessing, as we’re spending millions of dollars each year on health and fitness products, diet foods and fads, […]