What runner is suited to my foot size and shape? The choice we make in deciding on an appropriate pair of runners for walking or running can be made in relation to many features of our feet. First and foremost to address is the size and shape of our feet. Our feet can change in […]
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Fisiocrem is a topical pain relief gel that you can rub into your skin to temporarily ease muscular aches. Used on muscle and joint injuries such as muscle tears and sprains such as ankle sprains. So it’s used like you would use deep heat, tiger balm and the like. You get no yucky residue on […]
Rheumatoid Arthritis and its effect on your Feet Is an autoimmune condition which causes inflammation in the joints of the hands and feet. In the feet this may lead to: Joint pain and reduced range of motion Bunions Shifting of the digits Overall changes in the foot structure Contraction of tendons Rheumatoid nodules Callous formation […]
Free Foot & Leg Assessment Total Care Podiatry is offering Surf Coast trek participants a complimentary Foot and Leg Assessment. This will take into account your individual requirements and help you work out a strategy to help your feet and legs stay the distance. Call Total Care Podiatry on 5223 1531 to book in your […]
Free family foot clinic! Friday 9th July 2021 15 minute FREE assessment & advice Please arrive on time to help our family clinic run on time Gold coin donation to ‘Kids plus foundation’ is welcomed Call our friendly reception staff today to secure your appointment 5223 1531
Sports shoes Every sport is different and will require appropriate footwear during activity. Shoes provide protection, and support. What to consider when purchasing sports shoes: The terrain i.e. indoor court Movements within the sport Is extra cushioning required? Do you have orthotics or braces that the shoe will need to accommodate? Weight of the shoe […]
Complimentary Paediatric Clinic Every month at Total Care Podiatry we run a complimentary morning clinic to support the little feet that run around our community. We run short appointments designed to be a screening check of any areas of concern you may have for your child’s feet. Commonly we check for: ‘Tired legs’ Being clumsy […]
Recovery from any sporting event is critical to injury prevention and must be a component that should be planned into your training program. The main basic steps to follow in the first few days: On the day: Keep warm. Your body will cool down rapidly which is stressful to your cells, so have tracksuit pants […]
Balance Issues In the body, there are many components that come together to create a stable sense of balance. One of these components is proprioception, it is the sense of knowing where you are in space. An example of this is knowing where your hand is, even if your eyes are closed. This assists the […]
Prompt evaluation and treatment will facilitate long lasting benefits ‘Prevention is better than a cure’ When it comes to your health, the best outcomes are always achieved by being assessed early and undergoing appropriate treatment. This decreases the risk of the condition intensifying and allows the healing process to start. Having an evaluation promptly will […]