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So far Riverside Podiatry has created 22 blog entries.

Cramps

Cramps As podiatrists, we see plenty of people suffering with cramps and no idea how to relieve them! They can come anywhere and at any time. Some of the more common cramps occur in the back of the lower part of the leg (calf), the back (hamstring) or the front of the thigh (quadriceps) or even sometimes in the feet!   There are [...]

By |2021-05-20T00:56:18+00:00May 18th, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Cramps

Dry Needling

Dry Needling What is dry needling?Dry needling is a treatment technique whereby a sterile, single-use, fine filament needle (acupuncture needle) is inserted into the muscle to assist with releasing muscle tension, decreasing pain and improving function through the release of myofascial trigger points (knots in muscle).What is a [...]

By |2021-05-21T04:59:34+00:00April 14th, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Dry Needling

Meet Rachel

Meet Rachel Crow Our new podiatrist! Another podiatrist to make a fierce team of 3. Rachel’s first introduction to podiatry was when she was a little girl, where she would give her grandparents toenail care and foot rubs for pocket money. Some years later, after finishing school, she went on to study [...]

By |2021-05-20T00:56:51+00:00December 18th, 2020|Careers, News, Our Team, Patient Information|Comments Off on Meet Rachel

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 |2021-05-20T00:57:20+00:00June 30th, 2020|Education, News, Patient Information|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 |2021-05-20T00:57:37+00:00June 30th, 2020|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|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
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