Blue Mountains Podiatry

Pigeon Toe (Metatarsus Adductus) is a common deformity of the foot generally noticed at birth, though subtle deformity can be overlooked and not picked up till later. It presents with the front part of the foot positioned inward in comparison with the rear of the...

Growing pains is a common term discussed by parents. Growing pains are described as achy muscle pain that affect some pre-schoolers and primary school children. Growing Pains: ‘Non-specific leg pain which affects otherwise healthy children.’ (Evans 2010)...

Arthritis affecting joints in the feet can have far-reaching effects on other parts of the body; your ligaments, tendons and muscles are forced to work harder to maintain stability. This can cause overuse injuries including ankle sprains, torn ligaments and a greater risk of falls....

The mechanics of how we walk and move is important to ensuring that we remain injury free, unfortunately in many cases the architecture of the foot can disrupt our gait (the way we walk), potentially causing long term injury and pain problems. Over-pronation, or flat...

Did you know that the average person walks up to 10,000 steps a day, covering 120,000 kilometres in a lifetime? It is no surprise that most people experience foot pain in their lifetime! October is Foot Health Month in Australia, it is an opportunity for podiatrists...

Pregnancy triggers many different changes in a woman's body, pregnancy can lead to problems that affect your feet and legs. Foot pain is one of these complaints that can often be overlooked....

Tradies have among the highest number of injuries, musculoskeletal conditions and other health and safety risks of any profession. With every step, shock is absorbed by the feet, knees, hips and spine to decrease the force of impact....

Bunions are often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. With a bunion, the big toe leans...

Pigeon Toe (Metatarsus Adductus) is a common deformity of the foot generally noticed at birth, though subtle deformity can be overlooked and not picked up till later. It presents with the front part of the foot positioned inward in comparison with the rear of the...

Tendonitis in the foot is a common problem because we use our feet continuously when playing sport. One of the most frequently affected tendons is the posterior tibial tendon, a structure that is normally hard at work, throughout the contact phase of gait (when the...