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So far Riverside Podiatry has created 16 blog entries.

Orthotics (orthoses)

Orthotics (Orthoses) Foot orthotics are specialised shoe inserts designed to support the natural shape of the foot, align the ankle and improve posture and overall foot function. Orthotics are suitable for people of all ages (infants to the elderly) with a variety of foot or lower limb problems. Its important to speak to a [...]

By |2020-06-30T02:52:54+00:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Orthotics (orthoses)

Muscle Pains

Muscle Pains There are a wide number of reasons why people may experience pain in their muscles. This can range from anything from delayed onset muscle soreness that stems from working the muscle throughout exercise to growing pains in children to complex conditions associated with chronic disease.   To tell the difference between [...]

By |2020-06-30T01:54:17+00:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Muscle Pains

Bunions

Bunions Bunions (hallux-abducto-valgus deformities) are a common foot deformity of the joint that connects the big toe (hallux) to the main bones of the foot (metatarsals). They appear as bony prominences which protrude towards the midline of the body. They can be painful or not, and this is not directly related to [...]

By |2020-06-25T01:44:37+00:00June 25th, 2020|Education, Patient Information|Comments Off on Bunions

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|Comments Off on Falls… they’re preventable!

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|Comments Off on Busting the myths of foot pain – Is it normal?

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|Comments Off on Weak/unstable ankles

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|Comments Off on Charcot Neuroarthropathy – presentation to our in-house practitioners

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|Comments Off on Type 2 Diabetes Masterclass Recap

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|Comments Off on Ingrown Toenails… OUCH!