Plantar Fasciitis Fighter!

Fasciitis Fighter in action! Plantar fasciitis strengthening tool available at the clinic for you to manage your arch/heel pain. Commonly called, Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Spur Syndrome Have you been suffering from arch or heel pain? Limping out of bed in the morning? Is your foot just not getting better? At Brindabella Podiatry Canberra, we treat heel and arch pain daily. It is important to have the correct diagnosis for your pain as it may be one of many problems. A weakness in the plantar fascia, a heel spur fracture, bursitis, a nerve impingement, fat pad inflammation or muscle/tendon overuse. It may also be a combination of the above. Grab

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What is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome?

Individuals with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) have a defect in their connective tissue, the tissue that provides support to many body parts such as the skin, muscles and ligaments. The fragile skin and unstable joints found in EDS are the result of faulty collagen. Collagen is a protein, which acts as a ‘glue’ in the body adding strength and elasticity to connective tissue. Signs and Symptoms Symptoms vary widely based on which type of EDS the patient has. In each case, however, the symptoms are ultimately due to faulty or reduced amounts of collagen. EDS typically affects the joints, skin and blood vessels. What To Look Out For? Pain Dislocations

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6 Months Later…

This young chap had been suffering for AGES with his painful Ingrown Toenail and we are pleased to present the finished product… Ta da! It will take another 6 months for the traumatised nail plate to completely grow out and look better than ‘normal’ again. If you are embarrassed about your toenail PLEASE DON’T BE as we see them EVERY DAY. You can grab a free assessment and we can take a look and then discuss your options. BOOK ONLINE HERE for a FREE INGROWN TOENAIL ASSESSMENT  and we can discuss your options. Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Knee Pain In Kids

It May be Osgood-Schlatters Disease? Osgood-Schlatter’s disease causes pain in the front of the knee. It is commonly seen in boys and girls between the ages of 9-16. It features a painful lump just below the knee, this is because of inflammation of the patellar ligament at the tibial tuberosity. The pain usually occurs during physical activity such as running, jumping, squatting and going up and down stairs. Who Is Affected? Around 75% of cases affect boys and occurs in up to 20% of sporty children compared to 4% of a group of all activity levels. In a quarter of cases, both knees are affected and it is more likely

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Sore Feet on the GOLF COURSE?

It is of vital importance to take good care of your feet to produce the best results on the golf course. Not only is there great need for motion in the feet during the swinging of a golf club, the average round of 18 holes entails several kilometres of walking.  During the golf swing the body acts as a whip, power production starts with the feet pushing against the ground. Each foot moves differently during a golf swing, the back foot must allow for more pronation during the follow through of the golf swing than the front foot.  This motion repeated over an extended period of time can easily lead

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National Diabetes Week 2019

Jessica will be at Capital Chemist In Calwell to provide FREE Diabetes Assessments for those people in our community. She will assess the blood flow to the feet using an ULTRASOUND DOPPLER. Jess will also perform NEUROLOGICAL tests to determine your neurological status PLUS look at your nails/skin and FOOTWEAR. You will be provided with a letter for your doctor with your results. Make sure you pop into the chemist and get your time as bookings are essential. THURS 18th July 9am-12.30pm BOOK ONLINE HERE for a Diabetes Assessment and we can fix those cracked heels for you! Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter

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