Podiatry Blog

Plantar Plate Injury & Podiatry

What is the plantar plate? The plantar plate is a thick band of tissue that forms a ligament that connects our toes to our foot at the metatarsals, and is essentially a hinge that allows the toes to bend upwards and to keep them pointing straight. The plantar plate, then is located under the forefoot […]

Severe Weather Clinic Update

Clinic Status Update Last updated 8:00 am, Wednesday, 02/03/2022 Mitchelton Clinic: Open, appointments going ahead. Please note, parking may be impacted at times due to clean up efforts in common areas. For specific questions about this clinic or your upcoming appointment, please phone 07 3855 2877. Fortitude Valley Clinic: Office open, normal podiatry clinic hours […]

Holiday Hours for Christmas & New Year 2021/2022

Our opening hours over the holidays are as follows: Mitchelton Clinic Hours Address: 1/12 Blackwood Street, Mitchelton Phone: 07 3855 2877 While our team is on leave, you can phone the practice to leave a message so that we can contact you on our return. We will be checking our email periodically however, we may […]

5 Reasons Why You Should See a Podiatrist

When it comes to seeking help for foot and leg problems, there are a few different health professions that may be able to assist. However, each of these will have both unique and overlapping areas of expertise which can make it difficult to know where to start.   Although we can’t speak on behalf of the […]

Top 10 Most Common Sports Injuries

Important: If you are currently suffering from a critical or life-threatening sports injury, please call Triple Zero (000) for an ambulance. What is a Sports Injury? At first glance, the question “what is a sports injury?” seems simple enough to answer however, the term can mean different things to different people making it a little […]

Tips for Your First Podiatry Visit

We enjoy welcoming new patients to our clinic and want you to feel at home when you arrive. In our experience, having an idea of what to expect and how to prepare for an initial appointment can be a big help in that regard. Consequently,  we’ve compiled a few tips and hints to help you […]

Pain in Arch of Foot | Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The arch of the human foot provides strength to the foot to allow us to take part in activities such as walking running jumping, lifting and so on. Unfortunately, pain in the arch of the foot can get in the way of weight-bearing activities like running and walking. For some people, the pain might be […]

Sever’s Disease | Most Common Cause of Heel Pain in Children

Is your child suffering from heel pain? Our latest blog post discusses one of the most common causes of heel pain in children – Sever’s disease. Sever’s disease (also known as Calcaneal Apophysitis) is a common reason parents seek help from their children’s podiatrist. Despite its name, Sever’s disease isn’t really a disease; rather it […]

What Are Bunions? Causes & How To Get Rid Of Hallux Valgus

Ever wondered what a bunion (hallux valgus) is? Check out our latest blog for a comprehensive overview of bunions. From causes and treatments to preventative measures or pain relief. What is Hallux Valgus (Bunion)? The term bunion is commonly encountered but is often used incorrectly, so what is a bunion? A bunion (Hallux valgus) is […]

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