Category Archives : Stretches

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 […]

Who should I see if I sprain my ankle?

Ankle sprains…….Who saw Tony Finau’s ankle give way at the US Masters overnight? Below is a short clip for all of you who didn’t Ankle sprains are common. One of the most common injuries sustained on the sporting field. But who should you see if you sprain your ankle? Being podiatrists we are a little […]

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 […]

What can I do at home for my Heel Pain?

    Words By Sam Cook Heel pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint that Podiatrists treat. There are multiple sites over the heel where chronic pain can develop. In this blog, we will focus on Plantar Fasciitis (pain under the base of the heel) and current treatment methods. It is estimated that up to 10% […]