Entries by Taff

FREE PRE POINTE ASSESSMENTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DANCE STUDIOS

Total Care Podiatry podiatrists Rachel Vale and Paul Graham assisting dancers from @bellarinedance preparing to progress to pointe with one of our free pre pointe assessment nights. We offer a pre pointe assessment free to all dance studios in the Geelong, Bellarine and Surfcoast shires. For more information please contact our clinic on ☎️ 5223 1531 or […]

WHICH SHOES TO WEAR WHEN YOU TRAVEL?

During travel it is most likely you will walk a lot more than usual. Shoes that hold your foot in at the heel will reduce the amount of work your muscles will have to do as you are walking and reduce the risk of fatigue. For this and many other reasons, we recommend a good […]

BLISTERS…why do they occur and prevention

Blisters form due to repetitive friction and trauma to the skin. They are most commonly caused by rubbing or friction from footwear applying pressure to the foot and overloading the soft tissue during activity.A blister forms as a clear fluid filled lesion within the outer layers of the skin. What to do: – If the […]

OUR FREE FAMILY FOOT CLINIC RETURNS ~ 2nd of July 2020

Free family foot clinic! THURSDAY 2nd of July 2020 15 minute FREE consultation  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 PH: 5223 1531  

PIGEON TOED CHILDREN? We can help!

In-toeing in children  In-toeing is when the feet are turned inwards when walking – you may have heard this gait referred to as ‘Pidgeon toed’. In-toeing in children is common and normal when they are developing. It may be a concern of parents as you may notice tripping, clumsiness or generally awkward particularly when running. […]