• Achilles Pain

    Achilles Pain

    What is it? There are several causes of pain that affect the Achilles tendon at the back of the heel…


  • Back Pain

    Back Pain

    Causes There are numerous causes to lower back pain including pathology involving the spine, nerves, discs, ligaments and surrounding muscles.…


  • Bunions


    Even though bunions are a common foot deformity, there are misconceptions about them. Many people may unnecessarily suffer the pain…


  • Callus and Corns

    Callus and Corns

    What is the difference? A callus is an area of thickened hard skin, which is formed in response to excessive…


  • Childhood Development

    Childhood Development

    Children’s Feet Due to the complexity of the foot structure, our feet are highly vulnerable to injury and disease. Children’s…


  • Forefoot Problems

    Forefoot Problems

    Metatarsalgia (forefoot pain) / sesamoiditis / fat pad atrophy Metatarsalgia is a general term used to describe inflammation under the…


  • Fungal Nail Problems

    Fungal Nail Problems

    Fungal nail infections, also known as onychomycosis, can affect both toenails and fingernails, but toenail infections are more common. Signs…


  • Fungal Skin Infections

    Fungal Skin Infections

    Fungal infections of the skin of the feet are caused by microscopic organisms invisible to the naked eye. They exist…


  • Heel Pain

    Heel Pain

    Heel pain is a common ailment and can be caused by a number of problems. The nature and severity of…


  • ITBS


    ITBS is a very common injury in runners and cyclists. The Iliotibial band runs from the hip to below the…


  • Knee Pain

    Knee Pain

    Anterior Knee Pain Pain in the front of the knee can affect people from all age groups and of varying…


  • Obesity and the Feet

    Obesity and the Feet

    Over 60% of Australians are now classed as overweight or obese. Carrying those extra kilograms will have a negative affect…


  • Plantar Warts

    Plantar Warts

    Plantar warts are benign cutaneous tumours which grow on the soles of the feet. They are caused by select strains…


  • Pregnancy and the Feet

    Pregnancy and the Feet

    Pregnancy places a considerable amount of changes on the body to allow for the normal development of the baby. Foot…


  • Shin Splints

    Shin Splints

    ‘Shin splints’ is a term used to encompass a variety of causes of shin pain. It is usually characterized by…


  • Toenail Problems

    Toenail Problems

    Your feet: indicators of health Because they are so far away from our heart, our feet are often the first…