Plantar fasciitis (PF)

Plantar fasciitis (PF)

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the most stubborn of them all?  If there was one condition that epitomises stubbornness… it has to be plantar fasciitis. If musculoskeletal conditions lived in the world of fantasy then plantar fasciitis would have to be the...
What do Podiatrists do?  Part 5

What do Podiatrists do? Part 5

Insoles There are many different insoles and orthotic options available today. Working out what is right for you can be difficult alone. Today we will run through a few different types of insoles, and their benefits and drawbacks. First up is over the counter or...
What do podiatrists do? Part 4

What do podiatrists do? Part 4

Athletic Kids As podiatrists we treat all age ranges right from first steps through to later life. A relatively at risk age group are active children roughly between the ages of 8-15. During this time a lot of growth takes place. As a side effect of this growth...
What do podiatrists do?  Part 3

What do podiatrists do? Part 3

Footwear Footwear is very important; lots of foot pain can be exacerbated or caused by poor or inappropriate footwear choice. Here are a few tips on what to look for when choosing shoes: -Make sure the shoe is appropriate for the activity for example, the footwear for...
What do Podiatrists do?  Part 5

What do podiatrists do? Part 2

Common Foot Complaints Treated As podiatrists we treat a variety of problems from the hip all the way to the toes, including illiotibial band friction, patellofemoral pain, “shin splints” and many more. Today I will go through a few of my most commonly seen...

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