Amazing Facts for Patients of Podiatrists: A Podiatry Blog

Do your feet need medical attention? Look here for tip and ideas on how to maximise your care and minimise your pain.

Podistrist: 3 Common Foot Problems

8 July 2016
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You may not pay much attention to your feet until they become sore and start to hurt. It is then that you might start to wonder about the different problems which can affect your feet. Below is a guide to common problems and how they can be best treated. Athlete's foot Athlete's foot is a rash that appears between your toes. It is caused when bacteria grow on the moisture which collects there. Read More …

Tips for Reducing Foot and Ankle Pain From Arthritis

19 April 2016
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When you have arthritis, you deal with inflammation and discomfort among many different joints, including your feet and ankles. While it can be difficult dealing with the daily effects of this physical condition, there are also ways to help with arthritis of the feet or ankle joints. Here are some tips for taking good care of your feet and helping to avoid pain from your arthritis. Wear the Right Shoes Read More …

Ingrown Toenails: When to See a Podiatrist

26 February 2016
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If you have an ingrown toenail, you may be able to treat it yourself at home in certain circumstances. Typically, this problem happens when a piece of a nail starts to dig into the flesh on your toe. Instead of growing outwards as it should, the nail grows into your skin, potentially causing a lot of pain and discomfort. According to healthdirect, you may be able to fix the toenail and relieve its discomfort yourself by regularly soaking your foot in warm water and then trying to ease the affected skin away from the sharp part of the nail. Read More …

Handy Tips When Dealing with Heel Spurs

13 January 2016
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Heel spurs refer to bony growths that appear under one's heel bone. This heel bone, also known as a calcaneus, is one of the largest bones in the foot. Its main function is to take in the shock and pressure that our feet are put through when we walk around. If one has developed a heel spur, they will typically find that any movement relating to this bone will be quite painful. Read More …

Jogger’s Toe - Causes, Treatment and Prevention

16 December 2015
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For sportsmen, including runners, squash players and skiers, jogger's toe is an extremely painful reason to visit their local foot clinic like Morrison Podiatry Centre.  But what causes this condition, how can your podiatrist help and what preventative measures can you take to avoid the problem?  Read on to find out more. What causes jogger's toe? Jogger's toe is a painful condition caused by the accumulation of blood underneath the big toenail. Read More …