October 6, 2017

Toe walking in children – a guide for parents

At The Podiatry Practice in Brisbane, we often have parents bring their kids in concerned about them walking on their toes. Maybe their sister said it was ‘abnormal’ at a family gathering, or they’ve been watching for some time and noticed it’s not going away. The number 1 question – is this normal? Until the […]

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October 5, 2017

Running & Hiking Preparation

With all the preparation that goes into improving fitness, nutrition and getting the right gear before a big run, it’s a wonder that our feet are so often overlooked. If ignored or not prepared for adequately a small problem on a run or hike can turn into a huge issue. If your feet aren’t in […]

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July 7, 2017

HCF More for Feet Program

We are pleased to announce that The Podiatry Practice is now part of the HCF More for Feet Program! HCF members can now enjoy the benefit of an annual assessment or review of their foot condition* under this program, with NO out of pocket costs! The fees and approved rebates that apply for other subsequent […]

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June 28, 2017

5 Common Walking Mistakes Which Might be Causing You Pain

When many of us think of problems associated with our gait we think about foot structure, joint quality and soft tissue function – factors largely beyond our conscious control. But could certain walking styles contribute to foot, knee, hip or back pain? The answer is yes! Read on to discover 5 common walking mistakes which […]

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June 6, 2017

Healthy Habits for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition which affects the nerves in the extremities, and can lead to pain or loss of sensation. Anyone with peripheral neuropathy knows that their symptoms can present as more than just numbness in certain parts of the foot. Oftentimes, peripheral neuropathy sufferers will experience pins and needles, burning, sharp shooting pains […]

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May 10, 2017

Top 5 Tips For Healthy Winter Feet

Finally, an end to this year’s long hot summer has come, with Queenslanders all round breathing a sigh of relief. As we get ready to snuggle into the cooler months of winter, there are a few things to keep in mind in caring for our feet. At The Podiatry Practice in Brisbane we tend to […]

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January 31, 2017

We’re 20 years old!

In February 2017, The Podiatry Practice celebrates its 20th year of providing podiatry services to the people of Brisbane and South East Queensland.   We started from humble origins with just a single room in a small section of the Taylor Medical Centre in 1997, and worked closely with what was known as the Brisbane […]

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December 5, 2016

Cracked heels? We can fix that.

In the past month we’ve seen a huge increase in the number of patients presenting with cracked and fissured heels. It is certainly no surprise given the Queensland climate! Cracked heels are usually the result of wearing open, strappy shoes and the stifling heat. Both of these attribute to your feet drying out faster than […]

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November 22, 2016

“Moonboots” and CAM walkers – immediate fitting available

YES! Our podiatrists do treat acute foot and ankle injuries. I think we can all agree that there is nothing cute about acute injuries. They’re painful, sometimes unsightly and ALWAYS occur at a super inconvenient time! But don’t worry – the podiatrists here at The Podiatry Practice are here to help you through your initial […]

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October 31, 2016

Head Over Heels: Find your perfect high heel shoe!

Are you head over heels for shoes that hurt your feet? Going to a Melbourne Cup function tomorrow? There is a way to find your ideal heel height that won’t have you trotting like the horses you’re watching for the big race! I’m sure most of us women have been there – we’ve fallen in […]

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