Pronated feet? We can help you.

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What if the doctor tells you you have pronated feet? Pronated feet as a diagnoses sounds worse than it is. If your doctor recommends you to speak to your podiatrist … Read More

How to fix flat feet? Or not?

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When do flat feet need attention from your podiatrist? Our team of podiatrists often gets asked what to do about flat feet. Should I fix flat feet or not? The … Read More

Unstable feet and what to do about them

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How your podiatrist can help you get stable again. Unstable feet are often connected to foot pronation, which means that your ankle rolls inward or outward beyond what is considered … Read More

Sports Injury Management Essentials

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How to manage sports injuries and get back on your feet? In sports injury management, the podiatrist often plays a crucial role. That’s because many sports injuries involve our feet … Read More

Ingrown toenail? Here’s a plan.

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The ins and outs of…ingrown toenails. An ingrown toenail can cause serious toe pain, and you may have wondered what causes our toenails to grow in the wrong place. In … Read More

Sprained Ankle Treatment

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Ankle sprains & Sports Injuries. An ankle sprain occurs when you stretch or tear the ligaments in your ankle. These ligaments have an important role keeping your foot (and your … Read More

Prescription Orthotics: How can they help me?

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From bio-mechanical assessment to prescribed insoles. Prescription orthotics are insoles developed specifically for your feet. It goes without saying that they should be custom made by an experienced podiatrist. If … Read More

Wart Treatments

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Wart treatments are part of the general foot care services we offer at The Foot Clinic in Cottesloe. Plantar warts are actually caused by the HPV virus (Human Papilloma Virus), … Read More

Short Foot & Foot Posture Exercises

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Short foot and general foot posture exercises help you build strength in your glutes, hips and abdominals. This is what will give you body tension and stability – from your … Read More

How do you treat heel pain?

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When people ask, ‘How do you treat heel pain?’ we like to talk about one of our most effective therapies, Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT). Though lasers sound like something … Read More

Adolescent Injuries and Podiatry

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This approach is not in the young athlete’s best interest for the following reasons: Many adult foot ailments originate in childhood and often lead to problems in other parts of the body. … Read More

Osgood Schlatter’s Disease

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Osgood Schlatter’s is an injury to the bony growth plate in the shin bone (tibia) just below the kneecap, which occurs in younger athletes. It is more a condition than … Read More

Children & Shoes

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With so many children’s shoes out there, exactly what should we buy? Should we only put our children in “Clarks” shoes? These are the most commonly asked questions coming from … Read More

Lower Back Pain and the Feet

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The foot being the base and foundation for our body, many back problems can be related to the way we stand and walk. Around 40 per cent of Australians will … Read More

Achilles pain patient resource

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During exercise and movement, tendons are pivotal in transmitting force from muscle to bone allowing movement. Unusual or excessive exercise can overload the tendon, which will then react. An example … Read More

Winter Sports Injuries

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Australia is a sports-loving nation, as both participants and spectators. Australia’s mild winters mean that in most parts of Australia, participation in outdoor exercise and sports can occur all year … Read More

Heel Bone Fracture

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  A fracture of the heel bone (calcaneus) is one of the most commonly fractured foot bones. It is most often caused by high impact to the heel — for … Read More

Sesamoiditis

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Sesamoiditis is an inflammatory condition that involves the sesamoid bones. These two small, egg-shaped bones sit under the big toe joint. They fit within two shallow grooves formed on the … Read More

Morton’s Neuroma

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Morton’s neuroma is a painful foot condition that occurs when a nerve, usually between the third and fourth toes, expands and becomes compressed. Anything that causes compression or irritation of … Read More