Why are my feet so ticklish?

What’s the most ticklish part of your body? Is it your feet? Does the thought of having your feet tickled make you cringe, or does it bring back childhood memories? Along with your underarms, your feet are two of the most ticklish spots on your body. Scientists who have had the opportunity to study [...]

By |2020-04-13T22:09:06+00:00August 29th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on Why are my feet so ticklish?

Type 2 Diabetes Masterclass – BOOK NOW

Join one of the Central Coast's leading dietitians Nicole Saliba from Eatsense and podiatrists Ellie Kelly and Bradley Moodie from Riverside Podiatry for the Central Coast's first type two diabetes masterclass. This seminar is targeted at empowering anybody who currently has Type Two Diabetes or Prediabetes or is at risk. Our seminar is open [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:48:47+00:00August 9th, 2018|Education, News, Patient Information|Comments Off on Type 2 Diabetes Masterclass – BOOK NOW

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!

Cracked Heels… OUCH!

Dry, cracked heels can not only be unsightly, but can often be a source of pain, itchiness and embarrassment. Most shallow cracks or fissures in the heels are able to be treated at home with a little bit of elbow grease, but for the best results, our podiatrist’s can remove the hard, dead skin [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:50:52+00:00April 18th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on Cracked Heels… OUCH!

In-toe (“pigeon toed”) walking

As children develop you may notice that not everything is on the “straight and narrow”. Children who walk with their feet turned inwards are described as being “pigeon toed” or having in-toeing. This is a very common clinical presentation which may involve one or both feet. In-toeing can be observed as part of a [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:51:07+00:00April 8th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on In-toe (“pigeon toed”) walking

Thickened Toenails

People often ask us here at Riverside Podiatry, why are my toenails so thick? And what can I do about it? Because of this we have decided to clear the air and explain it for you. Although there are various causes for thickened toenails there is one overarching principle that is almost always implicated. [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:51:13+00:00March 25th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on Thickened Toenails

How correct footwear can reduce your risk of injury while exercising

We can all agree that exercise provides an array of health benefits, from helping control weight to improving cardiovascular function. Did you know exercise can even boost happiness levels? But exercising in ill-fitting or incorrect footwear can do more harm than good, especially because healthy feet are an integral part of overall well-being. Foot [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:51:18+00:00February 6th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on How correct footwear can reduce your risk of injury while exercising

Children’s Footwear

Our feet More than just covering our feet for fashion, we need to cover them in quality shoes that are safe and provide adequate protection. The human foot consists of 26 bones with numerous tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. Because of this it is very important we give our feet the protection they need [...]

By |2018-09-11T22:51:22+00:00January 4th, 2018|Education|Comments Off on Children’s Footwear

Plantar Warts – What are they, why do I have them, and how do I get rid of them?

Warts are a stubborn skin growth that develop from an infection of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). They are often a source of frustration to people because they look abnormal to the rest of the skin, they can get knocked and then bleed easily and profusely, they are contagious and are [...]

By |2017-03-20T22:03:33+00:00March 18th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Plantar Warts – What are they, why do I have them, and how do I get rid of them?