Your Hydration This Summer Is More Important Than You Think - Here’s Why
Tuesday, 01 December 2020
Chilblains - What Are They And How Do I Prevent Them This Winter?
After the year we’ve had, having the freedom to leave our homes and get out and about this summer is definitely putting an extra spring in the step for many. With many families set for their camping trips, many outdoor enthusiasts planning their hikes, and everyone else excited to enjoy BBQ’s and picnics in the park with loved ones...
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
The Benefits Of Walking
You’re outside in the cold, your fingers or toes start to feel extremely cold then numb, you go inside or start to warm up and your fingers or toes start throbbing and quickly become painful and uncomfortable - sound familiar? Well, these are the very symptoms of chilblains - except instead of lasting just minutes, their painful effects can last weeks.
Wednesday, 01 July 2020
How Does The Cooler Winter Weather Affect Our Feet - And How Do We Protect Them?
It’s so common these days to hear about the benefits of the latest trends in exercise. HIIT, Crossfit, programs that start with ‘X’ or ‘Power’ - you name it. What we haven’t seen much of lately is the promotion of good old, simple, free, no-program-needed walking.
Monday, 29 June 2020
What Is Causing Your Knee Pain?
We’ve started lighting the fireplace, long put away our sandals and instead dug out our merino socks - which can only mean one thing. Winter! As podiatrists in this time, it also means that over the coming months, we can expect to see an influx of patients with very specific problems that have arisen from the cooler winter temperatures.
Thursday, 12 March 2020
Why Your Shin Splints Diagnosis May Be Wrong
Your knee is one of the most complex joints in your body. They take on up to three times your body weight - which increases even more if you’re walking down the stairs! So it may come as no surprise that up to one in three people may be affected by knee pain in Australia . But what causes knee pain?
Friday, 06 March 2020
Why Your Ingrown Toenails Keep Coming Back - And How To Fix Them
We need to talk about “shin splints”. We hear this term thrown around very loosely, and we want to clear the air about what it really means - and where the confusion lies. So today, the South Burnett Podiatry team are talking about why your shin splints diagnosis may be wrong - or at least, not what you think it means.
Thursday, 27 February 2020
Is The Painful Lump On Your Foot A Wart Or A Corn?
Ingrown toenails. They’re so small, yet threaten so much pain. Some of our patients can’t tolerate the weight of a bedsheet on their toe - let alone their shoes and socks. So why do they keep coming back - and what can you do to keep them gone for good?
Monday, 16 December 2019
Six Reasons Your Heel Pain Isn’t Getting Better
On first look, warts and corns can look very similar. So much so, that we’ve seen countless patients that have got them mixed up - including other health professionals - resulting in the wrong problem being (rather unsuccessfully) treated.
Friday, 06 December 2019
Have You Been Told This Myth About Kid’s Growing Pains?
Heel pain is a problem that we take very seriously here. On a daily basis, we see how it can turn a happy and healthy person into one that is struggling to walk and feeling miserable. Today, we thought we’d share six reasons that we see for a person’s heel pain not getting better.
Monday, 02 December 2019
Medical Pedicures - Safe, Sterile, & Professional Foot Care
A long time ago, a myth was told about growing pains. And then it spread. And somehow, it’s stuck around. So today, we’re setting the record straight and telling you the medical, scientific truth about growing pains.
Thursday, 02 May 2019
Shockwave: Reduce Your Pain And Speed Up Your Recovery
Treating your feet to some well-deserved pampering feels great. What feels even better? Knowing that it is being performed safely, under strict hygiene and sterilisation protocols, by board-registered health professionals that have dedicated their careers to caring for you and your foot health.
Thursday, 02 May 2019
Suffering from heel pain? You’re not alone!
The last 15 months have been a real game-changer for us here at South Burnett Podiatry. And it’s all thanks to Shockwave treatment, which is otherwise known as Extra Corporeal Shock Wave Therapy or Radial Pressure Wave Therapy.
Thursday, 02 May 2019
Heel pain is frustrating - there’s no doubt about it. It restricts not only your ability to move, but also to do the things you love - or even carry out simple household chores! When it comes to managing heel pain...