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Keep your feet healthy this Summer

The countdown is on until Santa comes down the chimney which means our warm summer days are on the way. As we start packing away the winter clothing and pulling out the singlets and shorts of summer, here is some foot care advice to keep your feet happy this [...]

By |2019-11-27T00:23:11+00:00November 26th, 2019|Education, Patient Information|0 Comments

Gout — What you need to know

If you have gout, or know someone that does, you’ll know how excruciating and unbearable the pain is when you have a ‘flare up’ or an ‘attack’ of gout. Gout is a type of arthritis that is typically mistaken for osteoarthritis – the ‘wear and tear’ kind of arthritis. Its mechanism of action is [...]

By |2019-06-13T03:54:15+00:00June 13th, 2019|Education, Patient Information|0 Comments

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

Podiatrists at the Reliance GP Super Clinic in West Gosford and Reliance Medical Practice in North Wyong

Riverside Podiatry is located alongside many other health professionals within the Reliance GP Super Clinic in West Gosford, and at Reliance’s Wyong office. Wyong: At our Wyong clinic we are situated on Amy Close within the Reliance building. By working within this A-class clinic we have developed strong, professional relationships with the [...]

By |2019-07-03T06:18:23+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Patient Information|0 Comments

Heel pain in children (Sever’s disease)

Children’s bodies are continually developing, which can lead to pain at the growth centres (or growth plates) in the body. A common site of pain for children is in the heel and is known as Sever’s disease or calcaneal apophysitis. As scary as the name may sound, it is [...]

By |2019-02-12T23:12:25+00:00February 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

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 and Wyong Online booking available Open every 2nd Sunday WHAT IS A PODIATRIST? A [...]

By |2018-09-26T05:18:03+00:00September 25th, 2018|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|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