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Dancers seem so glamorous moving about on the stage, but when they head backstage and take off their shoes you see a much less glamourous picture. Staying on your feet and executing those tricky moves takes a lot of work and puts an awful lot of pressure on the feet. We work with the dance companies to help rehabilitate their dancers after injuries, as well as strengthening and supporting the dancers feet to prevent injuries occuring in the first place. If you are a dancer or work with dancers, this site has ways you can practically support a dancer's feet to keep them performing.

Could You Have Haglund’s Deformity?

If you tend to wear certain types of shoes or do a lot of pavement running, you could develop Haglund's deformity. This unusual foot condition worsens if you don't take steps to prevent it. Fortunately, you and your NDIS podiatry provider can help with Haglund's deformity before you would need surgery. Read on to learn more about this foot problem and its common treatments. What Is Haglund's Deformity? Haglund's deformity is unusual bone growth near where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel. Read More 

A Guide On Shockwave Therapy

Are you suffering from a lingering injury or pain caused by an illness? You may not need pain killers or invasive surgery to manage your condition. Instead, shockwave therapy can help you reduce the pain and improve mobility by triggering the body to heal itself.  What Is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy is a treatment approach used in physiotherapy. Typically, shockwave therapy involves creating a series of low-energy acoustic wave pulsations and applying them to an injured area. Read More 

Three reasons for choosing a specialist sports podiatrist

Podiatry is the treatment and prevention of injuries to the foot and ankle, including problems with the bones, muscles and tendons. However, many podiatrists specialise in sporting injuries. Here are some of the reasons why you should see a sports podiatrist if you regularly participate in sporting activities. Specialist knowledge Sports podiatrists will have studied sports science and will have a good knowledge of how the body works during sporting activities. Read More 

How to Make the Most of Your Podiatry Appointment

Being referred to a podiatrist can be exciting, as it can be the first step towards getting your foot problem treated. However, there are a few things you can do to make the most of your appointment, from preparing your feet to bringing a notebook with you. Get Your Feet Ready to Be Examined Your podiatrist has probably seen thousands of feet and doesn't care if yours look attractive. However, there are a few steps that you can take to make the appointment easier for both of you. Read More 

When to See a Doctor for Your Heel Pain

No pain that you're experiencing should be ignored or left untreated for several days, much less weeks, but of course certain minor aches and everyday pains can be easily treated with home remedies and rest. When it comes to heel pain, however, note when you might want to make an appointment with your family doctor or with a podiatrist, to ensure you're not facing any type of serious setback to your mobility, and to ensure you have any potential health condition treated as quickly as possible. Read More