Hallux limitus

Hallux Limitus, What a pain in the big toe joint!? Hallu..what? no, it’s not the name of an ancient Roman centurion! it’s a medical term for a restriction in the joint that connects the big toe to the foot that stops it lifting up like it should. If it gets really bad [...]

By |2021-09-15T22:49:54+00:00September 1st, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Hallux limitus

Tinea Pedis

Tinea Pedis What is Tinea Pedis (AKA. Athletes Foot)?  Foot infection effecting the skin due to a dermatophyte fungus. (Meaning fungus growing on the skin) The most common area to grow a skin fungus is inter-digitally (between the toes). What are the common symptoms of Tinea Pedis? White soggy skin between the [...]

By |2021-09-08T05:27:23+00:00August 26th, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Tinea Pedis

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

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

My child tip-toe walks. Is this a problem?

Our podiatrists here at Riverside Podiatry understand that children’s walking patterns vary greatly from early childhood to adolescence. These changes can sometimes be concerning for parents, particularly when comparing to other children of a similar age. It is important not to worry, but to seek professional medical advice from our podiatrists if you are [...]

By |2021-05-20T00:59:44+00:00February 19th, 2020|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on My child tip-toe walks. Is this a problem?

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?

Information for General Practitioners

This page contains the basic information you may require, to refer to us. Key Points Same day or next day appointments Bulk billing subsequent EPCs Available in West Gosford, Wyong and Toukley Online booking available Open every 2nd Sunday WHAT IS A PODIATRIST? [...]

By |2021-03-01T05:32:20+00:00September 25th, 2018|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Information for General Practitioners
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