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Shockwave Therapy | Brisbane Podiatrist | Woolloongabba

Shockwave therapy is a relatively recent medical technology which can be used to successfully treat many common soft tissue injuries. The technology has its roots in the field of lithotripsy – where large extra coroporeal shockwave therapy units (usually in large hospitals) typically treat conditions such as kidney stones by firing sound waves through the […]

Advice on fashionable shoes for orthotics? The Podiatry Practice Brisbane can help.

Many of our patients require custom made foot orthotics to manage their lower extremity complaint. However, one of the big challenges can be to find suitable (and appropriate) footwear to use these devices in. What can be even harder is to find shoes that look fashionable and contemporary. Our podiatrists have been fitting shoes and […]

No out-of-pocket cost additional orthotics | Brisbane podiatrists

The Podiatry Practice is committed to bringing our existing patients the best value possible for custom made orthotics. So, if you currently have custom made Orthema orthotics from us, and you would like an additional pair then we are please to announce that we can now supply these to our patients with eligible private health […]

What does a podiatrist do? Podiatrist Brisbane Woolloongabba

Despite many years of educating our patients about the different types of health services that podiatrists provide, we still are constantly amazed by the low level of knowledge amongst the community and other health professions about what does a podiatrist do. To answer to this question, its important to understand the evolution of the podiatry […]

Flat Feet in Children

Children are born with flexible flat feet that will generally develop a normal arch during the first ten years of life. Before the age of three, there is a fat pad in the inside arch of the foot that acts to hide the arch. Often the flexible flat foot in children does not require treatment, […]

Help! I Can’t Get Rid of my Wart! – Brisbane Podiatrists

At The Podiatry Practice, we have many people come in complaining of a wart that they cannot get rid of. Usually these difficult warts are on the soles of their feet and they have tried all sorts of paints and over-the-count treatments to remove them. So why is it that nothing will work? Firstly, a […]

Cracked heels? We can fix that – Podiatrists Brisbane

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 […]

Sesamoiditis | The Podiatry Practice Brisbane Woolloongabba

Unbeknownst to most people, there are two small pea-shaped bones that sit underneath the big toe joint. These bones, like the knee cap, sit within a tendon, and are known as sesamoid bones. Inflammation of these bones is known as sesamoiditis. The purpose of these small bones is to sit within the tendon (flexor hallucis […]

Does my Child Need Orthotics for Flat Feet? Our Brisbane podiatrists help.

During school holiday periods we see a particular increase in the number of children attending The Podiatry Practice. One of the most common concerns we hear from their parents is an observation of flat feet and how this will affect their child’s growth, participation in sport and adult life. Children are born with flexible flat […]

Pregnancy foot pain | The Podiatry Practice Brisbane

Over the years as a podiatrist at The Podiatry Practice and The Ingrown Toenail Centre, we’ve encountered many women who arrive with pregnancy foot pain. Although having a baby is a lovely thing, it often does not-so-lovely things to your feet which can cause great discomfort.   The most common podiatric complaints include heel pain, […]