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 …

5 Common Winter Foot Problems & How To Avoid Them - The Foot Hub

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 …

What Does A Podiatrist Do?

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 …

How To Choose The Best Running Shoes - The Foot Hub

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 …

how to fit ski boots

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 …

Common Foot Complaints From Kids

Common Foot Complaints From Kids & What To Do About Them

As a parent, you’re probably very familiar with complaints from your kids. Complaints about their dinner, complaints about their clothes, complaints about school, and just about anything else under the sun. Sometimes, we’re even a little suspicious when they complain about pain, but when it comes to their health, you can’t be too careful. Here are some of the most …

A Guide To Looking After Your Feet In Winter - The Foot Hub

A Guide To Looking After Your Feet In Winter

  As winter approaches, you’re probably packing away your thongs and digging out your boots and fluffy slippers for those chilly winter days and nights. For those of you who are worried about your feet hibernating for the next 6 months or so, we’ve compiled this handy guide to looking after your feet in winter. Here are some good tips …

Choosing A Podiatrist In Sydney

5 Questions To Ask When Choosing The Right Podiatrist

  Choosing the right podiatrist is crucial if you want your foot problems to be treated effectively. It’s not always as simple as Googling for podiatrists and picking the first one that comes up, or the one that happens to be closest to you. We’ve come up with 5 questions you can ask when you’re looking for a podiatrist in …

3 Common Ways to Treat Bunions - The Foot Hub

3 Common Ways to Treat Bunions

Bunions are a common foot problem we see here at The Foot Hub. While there is much debate about the effectiveness of some recommended treatments for them, there are a few things you can do to ease the pain that bunions can cause. There is also a more permanent treatment in the form of surgery. Here are 3 common ways …

4 Questions To Ask When Choosing Hiking Boots - The Foot Hub

4 Questions To Ask When Choosing Hiking Boots

Choosing hiking boots may seem like a pretty simple exercise. Head to the shops, try on some boots, and pick the ones that feel the best. While in principle, you do need to choose well-fitting, comfortable hiking boots, there are a few more factors you need to consider when choosing hiking boots. Here are 4 questions to ask when choosing …