07 Oct

Foot Health Problems – Arthritis

How can podiatry help?  Podiatry intervention in the initial stages of arthritis can slow down progression of bony deformities, with the use of an orthotic device and correct footwear we can encourage the foot and leg to function optimally and comfortably. If bony changes, areas of high pressure and restricted joints have already become an […]

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17 Dec

When an ankle sprain isn’t an ankle sprain

icon Ankle sprains make up the most common injury in sport and is often an injury see in the general population with injuries occurring at work and home. We often see these injuries in sports such as dancing, netball, basketball, rugby and football/soccer. Ankle sprains can just be that, a sprain of the ligaments on […]

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14 Nov

High ankle sprain – syndesmosis injury

icon High ankle sprains are less common than lateral ankle sprains, but generally are more serious and require a longer recovery. They occur to the ligaments above the ankle which connect the two bones of the lower leg: the tibia and fibula. The tibia and fibula are held together by the syndesmosis membrane as well […]

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19 Jun

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy icon Achilles tendinopathy, often termed ‘Achilles tendonitis’ refers to pain and dysfunction relating to the Achilles region. It is typically an overuse injury and is most common in those in running or jumping based sports, due to the repetitive nature of the actions. The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) […]

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14 Jun

Put an end to heel pain

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18 Jan

Tying up your shoe laces

Every day, feet are secured into shoes with a good set of shoe laces as Central Coast runners go out for a trot. Matt Shanahan, Coast Sport’s Podiatrist has prepared a video showing us easy way to ensure our shoes are tied up correctly. One reason to make sure we are tying up your shoe […]

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29 Jun

Custom Orthotics

Custom Orthotics – An Advanced Treatment option for Lower Limb Pain Here Matt Shanahan discusses the use and benefits of custom orthotics.     It’s next to impossible to come across a person with the perfect foot type, possessing flawless toe alignment, an ideal arch height and a seamless stride. The foot structure of any […]

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