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, […]

Toe pain whilst exercising is a common complaint. Usually this is accompanied by blackened or bruised nails and nails that can even fall off after exercising. The most common cause of this condition is repeated trauma to the toe and nail. This trauma results in dark discoloration that is referred to as a subungual hematoma, […]

It was very exciting to see Lisa on WIN News last night talking about the Podiatry Point King and Queen of the Range race which is happening this Sunday!

If your child is complaining of a sore toe or toenail, this may be a condition called Onychocrytosis or an ingrown toenail. Usually they will complain of pain on one side of the toe nail, most commonly presenting in the big toes. Find out about prevention and treatment of ingrown toenails here