Podiatry

06 Mar Diabetes and why you should see a podiatrist

Diabetes is a complex condition which can affect your entire body. There are three main types of diabetes; type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. There is currently no cure for diabetes, but people who manage it well have a normal life expectancy. Diabetes...

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30 Jan Glen Iris Podiatrist Hot Summer Feet Tips!

Summer means hot weather and spending more time in open footwear (eg. thongs) or no footwear in some cases. It is very important that you look after your summer feet and our Glen Iris Podiatrist has outlined 5 hot tips to keep your feet healthy and...

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10 Sep Sever’s disease

Sever’s disease, Sever disease or sometimes just ‘Severs’ is a common cause of heel pain in active children, usually from overuse. The fancy name for Severs is calcaneal apophysitis. Symptoms Aching, stabbing, sharp pain around the heel/Achilles, especially after sleeping or sitting for long periods of time....

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17 Jul HELP- I have a plantar wart!

A plantar wart is usually found on the base of feet and are caused by hundreds of different strains of the human Papillomavirus (HPV). Plantar warts are most common in children however they can occur at any age. They can go away within weeks, months...

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17 Jun Vascular foot assessment

Are you diabetic and have you had your feet assessed? Did you know your feet are at risk due to nerve damage or poor blood supply.  In particular there is an increased risk of infection, foot ulcers and amputations. Podiatrists play an important role, as they can...

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14 May Sock review

Why is it important to choose the right (and left) sock? As well as choosing the right pair of shoes for your feet choosing the right pair of socks is also important.  When buying socks you should always consider how long you plan wearing them for...

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21 Feb Podiatrist shoe review

Shoe Review: Mizuno Wave Rider 22 – our Glen Iris Podiatrist has her say… “After compressing my old runners, sliding into my new Mizuno Wave Rider 22 is like a breath of lightness and responsiveness, without losing any aspects of cushioning under the foot! I am...

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05 Feb Summer skin – callus and cracked heels

Why do my heels split open in the summer months? In warm weather and especially around Glen Iris, sandals, wedges and high heels are the trend, and thongs are worn to the beach or pool. These forms of open footwear worn in the summer months cause...

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21 Jan Podiatry School Shoes Tips

Are you needing back-to-school shoes next week? Hayley, our Podiatrist in Glen Iris, knows buying school shoes is one of the biggest challenges of the new year! For starters, kids are so fussy and seem to ‘need’ the latest trend to match their mates, but they...

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