Category Archives : Podiatry

NDIS: The National Disability Insurance Scheme and what it means for you

The role out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has created funding and support to assist those with a disability. At Hunter Podiatry we are privileged to be able to provide a wide variety of podiatric care as a registered NDIS provider. This may include orthotic therapy, diabetic assessments, general nail care and much […]

Crossfit shoes – Is There a Difference?

  Crossfit shoes – Is There a Difference?   Flat shoe, strong shoe Right shoe, wrong shoe   It almost sounds like a Dr Seuss book, right? But with so many shoes on the market, sometimes it can be tricky to choose the right shoe for the right activity. Crossfit focuses on full body fitness […]

Achilles Pain

Do you suffer from a painful Achilles? Do you have stiffness, burning, tenderness or swelling of the area above your heel? You may notice it when you stretch your ankle or stand on your toes. Don’t under estimate Achilles pain! It is an area that can cause severe debilitation. At Hunter Podiatry we enjoy treating […]

Corn or Wart??

Warts and Corns – What They Are and How to tell the difference. Words by Kristen Stone, Podiatrist Hunter Podiatry Services. Have you ever had a sore spot under your foot or on your toes? Or a patch of hard skin that you can’t seem to get rid of? There’s a good chance that you’ve had […]

Part III of our Run right Series.

Welcome to part 3 of our series. In this episode we have a closer look at the changes our athlete has made and how these changes have impacted on his performance and efficiency.

Part II of our Run Right video series.

Welcome to part two of our run right video series. In the following video you will learn how our running cues, form changes and strengthening exercises have helped change and improve our patients running form and efficency.

Preparing for the Fernleigh 15. Start now…….

Fulfilling The Commitment: Getting You To The Starting Line For the Fernleigh 15 Fit & Injury Free With the Fernleigh 15 being run on Sunday, October 22, you should already be gearing yourself up so you are ready to run injury free on the day. The last thing you want is to pull up injured […]

The best exercise to improve ankle joint motion

Words by Bec Munro What is ‘normal’ ankle joint dorsiflexion? Ankle dorsiflexion is movement at the ankle where, if the foot is not fixed to the floor, the foot will move up towards the leg, or if the foot is fixed to the floor (as in gait), the tibia moves forward over the foot. There […]

Do your Child’s Feet Hurt?

Do they complain of foot or leg pain? Do they often ask to be picked up? Do they have instability issues or trip frequently? Do they kick their shoes off before undoing their laces? Does your child walk differently to other kids? Recent research has revealed that certain foot types (flat feet or high arched […]