A little information can go a long way! Our articles that are written by expert Perth podiatrists provides vital information about common foot injuries, treatments, and complications, allowing patients to be fully informed when they begin their treatment. Browse or search through our library today!

Ballet Dancers

Common Foot Injuries of Dancers

Typical Foot Injuries Suffered by Dancers Dancers are a special type of athlete whose art form is physically rigorous. They possess extraordinary physical attributes and abilities; the feet and ankles comprise just one region of the body where this is …

Fungal Nail Infection Severity

Fungal Nail Infections

See our podiatrists at the Perth Foot & Ankle Clinic for information about and treatment of fungal nail infections. Introduction/Definition Fungal infections of the nails (technically known as onychomycosis or tinea unguim) are quite common, affect …

Child's Feet

Growing Pains In Children

Just like adults, children suffer from aches and pains in the legs too. Growing pains in children are quite common, and treatment options are available. This article describes growing pains, how this condition is diagnosed, and what can be done about i …

Intoed Gait Child

In Toed Gait

In-toed Gait (Pigeon Toed) – Causes and Treatment What is intoed (or in toed or intoeing) gait? An intoed gait (where the toes point inwards) when walking and running is quite common in children. In some cases this is part of normal development and oth …

Plantar Fasciitis Causes and Treatments

Plantar Fasciitis Causes and Treatments

Plantar fasciitis (heel pain, arch pain) is a condition that commonly affects the adult population and has been estimated to affect approximately 10% of the population. The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue under the foot that runs fr …

Foot Stretching

Stretching for Tendinitis

If you google the term ‘tendinitis treatment’ one of the commonest pieces of advice is to ‘stretch’ the affected tendon and surrounding muscles. This might sound good in theory but can actually be detrimental in getting your tendon better. Tendinitis i …

The Accounting and Privacy Policies of Our Clinic

The Privacy and Accounting Policies of Perth Foot & Ankle Clinic The Perth Foot & Ankle Clinic has the following policy with regard to accounts: All accounts must be paid for on the day of consultation unless prior arrangements have been made. …

Podiatrist Woman

What Does a Podiatrist Do

Wondering Why You Should See a Podiatrist? Here’s What We Can Do for You. Contrary to common belief Podiatrists do not all have a foot fetish! We spend our working days assessing, diagnosing, treating and preventing foot and ankle disorders. To become …

Shoes Orthotics

What Foot Problems Can Orthoses Treat

How Orthoses Help Treat Your Foot Problems Foot orthoses (also known as functional orthoses or orthotics) are devices that fit into shoes under your feet in order to improve your foot function. They are used to treat pain from various sources, improve …

Gait Analysis

What Is a Gait and Pressure Analysis Treadmill?

The Body-Tech Gait and Pressure Analysis Treadmill: A Better Method for Foot Health We are very excited to announce that we are the first clinic in Western Australia to have a Body-Tech gait and pressure analysis treadmill! (as of July 2016) What Is a …

Sports Injury

What to Do If You Have Suffered a Sporting Injury

Types of Foot Sporting Injuries and How We Can Help You Recover From Them Sporting injury is a blanket term for anything concerning injuries that are experienced during or after playing any sport or exercise. They can occur at any time, whether running …

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Why Do My Nails Looks Funny?

See the podiatrists at the Perth Foot & Ankle Clinic now if your nails don’t look right. We can diagnose and treat a variety of nail conditions. Why do my nails look funny? What are nails? Nails are a bit like little claws. They are made of a tough …