Falknor’s Needling – say goodbye to stubborn plantar warts!

Falknor's Needling A new treatment has come to Riverside Podiatry in the management of plantar warts! Verruca pedis (VPs) is the medical term for plantar warts, which are a common condition of the foot that podiatrists see regularly. Warts are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that has been contracted just like any [...]

By |2023-08-30T05:40:27+00:00August 19th, 2023|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Falknor’s Needling – say goodbye to stubborn plantar warts!

Psoriatic Arthritis

BOOK ONLINE TODAY Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis that occurs when someone already has psoriasis (a skin disease that causes a rash with itchy, scaly patches, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp). Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is different from "common" arthritis (osteoarthritis) in that it is inflammatory [...]

By |2022-11-03T01:23:57+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Psoriatic Arthritis

Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)

How do I know if my foot pain is arthritis? Osteoarthritic pain is often described as intense, aching pain. Often changes to the foot structure will be palpable or visible. Small hard lumps may develop over time; commonly in the toes or across the top of the foot. Generally, arthritic pain is exacerbated when [...]

By |2022-09-19T09:18:26+00:00September 19th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)

Plantar plate tear

Plantar Plate Tear A tear or rupture of the rectangular ligament that is formed by the plantar fascia and the plantar capsule under the ball of the foot. This ligament’s primary role is stabilizing the digit through resisting hyperextension of the digit. It is also important in reducing compressive loads of the metatarsal heads. [...]

By |2022-09-05T23:06:27+00:00September 5th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Plantar plate tear

Patellofemoral syndrome

Patellofemoral Syndrome Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a common cause of pain in the front of the knee but may be felt anywhere in the knee joint. The front of the thigh consists of four muscles (quadriceps) which aid in the correct tracking/movement of the kneecap (patella). Problems can be caused by any imbalance [...]

By |2022-08-15T23:59:00+00:00August 15th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Patellofemoral syndrome

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How is a Rheumatoid arthritis treated? Treatment aims to reduce symptoms and slow the disease progression. This involves preserving the joint function, relieving pain, controlling the systemic involvement and protecting the joint’s internal surfaces. The treatment generally involves medication from the GP, orthopaedic surgery as necessary and podiatry. A variety of allied health [...]

By |2022-07-05T02:30:09+00:00July 5th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a specialized method of treating soft tissue injuries such as ligament strains, muscle tightness, trigger points (knots in the muscle) or degeneration/inflammation of cartilage and tendons. At Riverside Podiatry our clinicians are trained in the application of IASTM and can use [...]

By |2022-05-26T04:42:47+00:00May 26th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

Now open Saturdays!

Guess what? Every Saturday*, we are now open 10.30am-2.30pm at our West Gosford clinic! This provides a perfect opportunity to have your sore feet seen to by an experienced health professional without taking a day off work. The Riverside Medical Imaging x-ray facilities are also open, making it easy [...]

By |2022-02-24T05:32:05+00:00February 24th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Now open Saturdays!
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