Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

Canberra Podiatry Shockwave Laser

We see people every week who suffer from Plantar fasciitis and other tendon pathologies. There’s no doubt these conditions can be extremely painful and without treatment, they can turn into chronic pain. If treatment isn’t sought for such issues, the bodies defence mechanism basically gives up and there is a disconnection between the brain and […]

Calling all Tradies

Workboots Canberra Podiatry

Last week we looked at Ladies shoes, this week let’s look at the Tradies. Canberra is full of tradies and your footwear whilst on the job is really important. A common problem among tradies is having foot problems caused by their safety footwear such as sore feet. These foot problems extend beyond just the building […]

Ladies, Ladies, Ladies.

Canberra Podiatry Ladies feet

We jam them in heels, we are always running after our kids, shopping, working, prepping meals etc, modern women are always busy (and there’s no doubt many men are too) but this Blog is all about the ladies, and we need to remember to take care of our feet too. Our feet take huge impacts […]

Corns and Calluses

Can Pod Corns and Calluses

At Canberra Podiatry we treat every issue that is associated with your lower limb health, but when people ask us what we treat more than any other issue, the answer is Corns and Calluses. Since 1997 we’ve helped provide relief to our Canberra patients for this common issue. Corns and calluses cause pain, they are […]

Are your feet ready for the Ski Season?

Can Pod Ski Season

Your whole body cops a massive workout when skiing, but your feet and ankles are extremely important if you’re going to “Char the Pow”. It’s imperative that you keep them happy and healthy to enjoy what the mountains just to our South have to offer. The Skin Blisters are commonplace when frictional forces are increased […]

Winter Foot Care in Canberra

Canberra Podiatry Winter Feet

Winter Foot Care Tips. Well winter is finally approaching in the ACT and let’s be honest who doesn’t love curling up on the couch with a cuppa and a good book or a game of footy with the fire roaring, but as leading podiatrists in Canberra we know winter can present some challenges for your […]

Metatarsalgia, is it just pain in the ball of the foot?

Canberra Podiatry Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia is a general term used to describe a painful foot condition in the metatarsal area of the foot (the area just before the toes, most commonly known as the ball-of-the-foot). This is a common foot disorder that can affect the bones and joints at the ball-of-the-foot. Metatarsalgia is quite often located under the 2nd, […]

Soft or Hard? And we aren’t talking Eggs, we are talking Orthotics.

It’s a question we get asked weekly at Canberra Podiatry, should I get Soft or Hard Orthotics? Well, the simple answer is, it depends. There are merits to both devices, and it all comes down to what you are being treated for. Misconception All hard orthotics are uncomfortable. This is simply not true, at Canberra […]

General Podiatry Care

General Podiatry Services

There are many reasons why your general foot care could be not what it should be such as injuries, old age, and being time poor. Whilst we diagnose problems with feet and lower limbs at Canberra Podiatry, all day every day, we also take pride in helping people maintain good foot health through general podiatry […]

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar

Plantar fasciitis is a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot. The pain is usually most severe with the first steps of the day or following a period of rest.  Pain is also frequently brought on by bending the foot and toes up towards the shin and may be worsened by a tight Achilles tendon. The condition typically comes […]