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How To Treat Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can be one of the most debilitating pains to experience. It affects not just your ankle, but also your mobility, often causing you to be unable to move around without feeling pain. How to treat ankle pain is very much dependant on the cause of the pain. Let’s look at some of the common causes of ankle pain …

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Athlete’s Foot: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

Today we’re talking all things athlete’s foot. Find out about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of athlete’s foot, as well as some ways to avoid contracting it.   What Is Athlete’s Foot?   Athlete’s foot is a skin infection which is caused by a fungus. It’s fairly common and can affect anyone – not just athlete’s as the name suggests. …

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5 Summer Foot Problems And How To Avoid Them

Summer is a time to kick off your shoes and enjoy those lazy summer days. Or is it? If you’re kicking off your shoes or swapping closed shoes for thongs, you could be opening yourself up to a host of summer foot problems. Here are 5 common summer foot problems and how to avoid them.   Summer Foot Problem #1 …

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Basic Foot Care Tips For Diabetics

Diabetes is a condition that requires a lot of self-care. One area of your body that needs a lot of care if you are diabetic is your feet. Diabetes puts your feet at higher risk because it can cause nerve damage, poor blood circulation and make you prone to infections. To help you look after your feet, here are our …

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What Is Nail Avulsion?

An avulsion is a medical term used to describe an injury which forcibly detaches part of the body from the rest of the body. This can happen either during trauma or surgery.   What Is Nail Avulsion? When we talk about nail avulsion then, it’s a way to describe the removal of the nail, or part of the nail, from …

What Is Sever’s Disease?

Sever’s disease is something we come across at our Sydney foot clinic. But what is Sever’s disease exactly?   What Is Sever’s Disease? Sever’s disease occurs when the growth plate of the heel is injured and becomes inflamed. Where the bones in the calf grow faster than the Achilles tendon, the tendon can become very tight. The heel is then …

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5 Common Winter Foot Problems & How To Avoid Them

Winter might be great for snuggling up on the couch and binge-watching your favourite Netflix series, but it’s not always great for your feet. Here are 5 common winter foot problems we see often at The Foot Hub and how to avoid them.   Common Winter Foot Problem #1 – Blisters Because your feet are more likely to be in …

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What Does A Podiatrist Do?

It might sound like a simple question but it’s one we hear fairly often: What does a podiatrist do?   Podiatrists are specialists in foot and ankle health.  They are health care professionals who can diagnose and treat problems relating to your feet and ankles. They can also work with you to relieve pain, correct deformities, help prevent foot conditions …

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How To Choose The Best Running Shoes

It might seem like a simple task, but if you’re a serious runner, choosing new running shoes is not something that should be done lightly. Here’s The Foot Hub guide on how to choose the best running shoes.   What Type Of Running Do You Do? Where you run will have a significant bearing on the type of running shoe …

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How To Fit Ski Boots

Whether you’re a seasoned skier or you’re heading out on the slopes for the first time, there’s one thing everyone has to do – make sure their ski boots fit properly. That’s why our team of podiatrists in Sydney have written this helpful guide on how to fit ski boots. The last thing you want when you hit the slopes …