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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!

Gout

Photo courtesy: Consumer Reports Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can Gout is an inflammatory arthritis, often termed ‘the disease of kings’, caused by the deposition of monosodium urate crystals in tissues...

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Köhler’s Disease

Photo credit: Fixmyfeet.co.za Köhler’s disease is a condition that impacts a bone on the inner arch of the foot. This bone is called the navicular. This relatively rare disorder of the foot typically affects males more than females and occurs between the ages of 2 and...

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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 condition. What are nails? Nails are a bit like little claws. They are made of a tough protein called keratin (as is hair, horns...

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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 a marathon,...

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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 Gait And...

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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 your foot...

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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 a Podiatrist,...

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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 is now better...

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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 other times not. A...

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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 it. Definition...

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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, affecting up to 10% of...

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Common Foot Injuries of 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 true. Foot and ankle injuries make up approximately 50-70%...

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