Foot Conditions

Heel & Arch Pain

One of the most common conditions seen in podiatry, heel and arch pain often share the same cause. Debilitating if not treated quickly and effectively, heel pain can result in prolonged discomfort for sufferers. Heel and arch pain is seen in both active adult’s feet and Children’s Feet.

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Children’s Feet

Unlike adult feet, Children’s feet are soft and flexible. Comprised of mostly cartilage, children’s feet are prone to damage from abnormal pressures, including ill-fitting shoes.

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Women’s Foot Health

Women’s feet are in fact quite different to men’s feet. Women’s feet tend to have a broader forefoot and a narrower heel. Their feet and ankles also tend to be more flexible.

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Active Feet Injuries & Sporting Injuries

Incorrect alignment of the body’s joints and bones can cause acute and long-term injury. Misaligned joints can cause prolonged muscular tightness and adverse changes to posture, resulting in pain and discomfort.

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Back & Hip Referred Pain

With many painful symptoms in the hips and back resulting from bad foot posture, it is important to consider the role of your feet in your health and well-being.

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Knee Pain

Many painful symptoms in the knees result from bad foot posture. This makes it is important to consider the role of your feet in your health and well-being.

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Diabetes

A common cause of foot complications, the nerve damage associated with diabetes can affect a person’s ability to detect sensation, trauma and pressures on the feet. This can lead to several foot complications and conditions requiring podiatric treatment. Poor circulation associated with diabetes can also lead to reduced wound repair, and susceptibility to infection.

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Arthritic Joint Pain

Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease is a progressive disorder of the joints caused by a gradual loss of cartilage. This loss results in the development of bony spurs and cysts at the margins of the joints.

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Ingrown Toenails

A very common and painful condition, ingrown toenails occur when the skin on one or both sides of the nail, grows over the edge of the nail. They can occur in both adult and Children’s Feet.

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Corns & Callus

The foot’s response to excessive pressure, calluses are an area of hard, thickened skin. Often the result of a biomechanical abnormality, tight fitting footwear, or a predisposition, callouses can be very painful.

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Plantar Warts

Also called Verrucaes, plantar warts generally appear on the soles of the feet. The result of a viral infection within the skin, they appear as a thickened area of skin, often with tiny black dots. Plantar warts can be very painful depending on their size and position on the foot.

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