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Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are very painful, and sometimes debilitating. The podiatrists at can deal with ingrown toenails. With such, you need not worry anymore; the excruciating pain caused by your ingrown toenail will trouble you no more. There are two kinds of ingrown toenails and these are: [su_list_fav] Nails that curve or turn-in on the side […]


People who endure unwanted or involuntary leakage of urine are suffering from a condition called as urinary incontinence. Take a look at these facts: [su_list_fav] Bladder incontinence affects up to 13% of Australian men and up to 37% of Australian women. Bowel incontinence affects up to 20% of Australian men and up to 12.9% of […]

Plantar Warts

Usually misdiagnosed as corns, plantar warts are warts that occur on the bottom surface of the foot or (what is medically called) the plantar surface. Corns and plantar warts may look similar, but they are not the same. Warts are caused by a virus whereas corns result from abnormal pressure coming from the use or […]

Shin Splints

Shin Splints is and acute pain experience by someone on his or her shin and lower leg which is commonly triggered by prolonged running, typically on hard plains and irregularly shaped surfaces. It is also known to the medical community as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Aside from MTSS, the pain on the Shin may […]

Smelly Feet

Do you happen to know someone who has smelly feet? Or do you have smelly feet yourself? Known as Bromhidrosis, smelly feet can be embarrassing. The good news is, there are medical treatments to lessen or eradicate the smell. Podiatrists are the medical specialists for this job. The medical term for body odour is Bromhidrosis. […]


Foot care is essential for people with diabetes. Diabetes can impede blood circulation in the foot and can also affect nerve endings which can cause peripheral neuropathy. Poor blood circulation will affect oxygenation in your foot, which may cause poor tissue healing. Insensitivity due to nerve problems brought about by diabetes can also increase your […]


While typically thought of as a minor nuisance injury, blisters of the feet are among the most common injury suffered by athletes and can lead to more serious injuries. Athletes should choose their footwear and socks carefully. The first defence against friction blisters is proper fitting socks and shoes. Numerous high-tech sock choices exist, including […]


Gout is a form of arthritis that occurs as a result of the build-up of uric acid in the body and the joint fluid. This accumulation of uric acid typically occurs when the body has difficulty processing certain protein substances called purines that are found naturally in our diets. The actual build-up of uric acid can […]


One of the more painful conditions to affect our feet are bunions. A bunion is an abnormal, swollen bony bump that appears on the joint at the base of the big toe. Bunions are considered as the enlargement in the joint of the big toe. Bunions are often accompanied by dislocation and, most of the […]

Heel Bone Fracture

A fracture of the heel bone (calcaneus) is the most commonly fractured foot bone. It is most often caused by high impact to the heel – for example when a person has fallen from a height or been in a car accident. Injuries can range from a bone crack from a new vigorous exercise plan to a […]