Pro Feet Podiatry Blog

Ocean Grove Podiatrist, Andrew Crutch, discusses growing pains

June 26, 2019

I have two very active boys who both play lots of sport, and recently when talking to other parents I was asked if podiatrists can help with growing pains? Growing pains is a broad term for the pain children experience in the legs and feet most commonly in the evening or during the night. Sometimes...


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Are you investing in great runners, but neglecting your day-to-day shoes?

June 3, 2019

Investing in great runners but neglecting your day-to-day shoes? Windsor podiatrist, Jessie Duff, explains why our work shoes matter! Whether you’re training for a big event or just a weekend warrior, your work shoes really do matter! The importance of a good running or exercise shoe is generally well understood. We all know that a...


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What is Shockwave Therapy?! Podiatrist explains….

June 3, 2019

What is it used for Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), or more commonly known as ‘shockwave therapy’ really isn’t as scary as it sounds! ESWT is used to treat a range of lower limb conditions, particularly long-standing soft tissue injuries such as plantar fasciitis (heel pain), achilles tendinopathy and shin pain.   How does it work?...


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Diabetes Awareness!

May 16, 2019

National Diabetes Week kicks off again in July this year, raising awareness on the prevention and management of diabetes. At Pro Feet Podiatry we are passionate about managing diabetes and reducing diabetes-related foot complications, that’s why we thought we’d start the conversation a little earlier this year! So, what is Diabetes? Diabetes is a complex...


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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

May 15, 2019

Do you ever experience pain on the inner aspect of your ankle while running but don’t recall ever spraining or injuring yourself? The pain may only ever present at the beginning or after a run, or sometimes you may even think it is just a niggle and can push past it, guess again! This little...


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Best Women’s Football Boots 2019!

April 17, 2019

As the number of females playing AFL soars, the need for appropriate football boots does too. If you are currently or have played football in the past, it is likely that you would have had difficulty selecting the right foot, with minimal options available to females. We often see women in the clinic with problems,...


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Have you experienced an ankle injury?

April 9, 2019

With netball & football season fast approaching now is the time to get on top of pre-existing ankle injuries and knowing when to seek help if you roll your ankle during the season.   As a Netballer myself I know the high impact nature of the sport and the demands it puts on your body....


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Is heel pain impacting your lifestyle?!

March 26, 2019

Do you have pain at your heel first thing in the morning or after long periods of time standing? Our Podiatrist, Holly, has some information on what might be causing these symptoms. Heel pain is an umbrella term which combines several injuries that occur at the heel. Most commonly it is Plantar Fasciitis or Plantar...


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