Podiatry

03 Jun My bunion is starting to cause me pain!

Bunions have become a lot more common in our community. In our day to day lives, we would have seen a friend or a family member with a bunion. In recent studies, it has been estimated that around 5 million Australians will be affected by...

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18 Mar Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus

Some other terms that may be used to describe this injury include: Talar Dome LesionAnkle Osteochondral LesionAnkle Cartilage DefectOsteochondral Fragment of the Talus What is an Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus? The talus is the bone that sits at the bottom of the main ankle joint. It can...

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08 Sep Podiatrist Zoe Theodorakopoulos has joined the team

SportsFit are excited to have amazing podiatrist Zoe become the latest team member. After graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters in Podiatric Practice, Zoe has had extensive experience in hospitals, community health, aged care and private practice settings that...

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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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