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So far Riverside Podiatry has created 13 blog entries.

Falls… they’re preventable!

Falls! For some, the word has no impact, while for others more acquainted with the potentially serious implications, it is a word that raises the eyebrows and even the heart rate. The first group is likely to have had no connection with anyone that has fallen and hurt themselves. [...]

By |2019-06-12T00:52:22+00:00June 12th, 2019|Education, Patient Information|0 Comments

Busting the myths of foot pain – Is it normal?

From the moment we are born we are changing – we grow from baby’s into small children then onto teenagers, adults and then finally we reach the “so-called” golden age of seniority. Alongside these developments come all kinds of changing and developing feelings and sensations. These feelings and sensations [...]

By |2018-12-13T06:36:21+00:00December 13th, 2018|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|0 Comments

Weak/unstable ankles

What causes weak ankles? A “weak ankle” is a term used by people to describe an ankle that is regularly “giving way”, “rolling” or is either swelling regularly, frequently becomes sore or is constantly sore. The problem often occurs around the same time a person is exercising; either before, [...]

By |2018-10-24T23:49:55+00:00October 24th, 2018|Education, Patient Information|0 Comments

Charcot Neuroarthropathy – presentation to our in-house practitioners

If you have diabetes, it’s crucial to regularly have your feet checked by a podiatrist. This week our Podiatrist Brad Moodie presented a lecture for GPs and Allied Health Practitioners of the Reliance GP Superclinic. The lecture focused on a terrible potential outcome of diabetes—Charcot Neuroarthropathy. This condition causes [...]

By |2018-09-25T05:59:03+00:00September 18th, 2018|News, Our Team|0 Comments

Type 2 Diabetes Masterclass Recap

Following on from the Diabetes week back in July, our podiatrists teamed up with Eat Sense Dieticians and Conveniently Active Exercise Physiology to deliver a power multidisciplinary education event for the general public on Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes affects 1.2million (6%) adult Australians1 and if not managed well has the potential to significantly [...]

By |2018-09-25T07:13:14+00:00September 17th, 2018|News, Patient Information|0 Comments

Ingrown Toenails… OUCH!

Ingrown toenails can be such a nuisance; from simply looking unsightly, causing discomfort when walking or even just trying to sleep because of the light pressure of the bed sheets! But just what are ingrown toenails? who is at risk? How are they treated? And can they be prevented? There is unfortunately a lot [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:50:04+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Education|0 Comments

Why do diabetics get numb, tingling, burning feet?

Numbness can come from a range of difference sources not the least of which is diabetes which affects around 1 million people in Australia. There is still some conjecture in the world of science as to the exact physiological cause and development process of the numbness that develops in diabetic feet. This is largely [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:50:17+00:00May 31st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments