What Is An Ingrown Nail

Ingrown Nail

Overview Ingrown toenails, scientifically known as onychocryptosis or unguis incarnates, are one of the most common reasons why patients go to their general practitioner or podiatrist. In fact, it has been reported that nearly 20% of all patients that go to the doctor’s office will have an ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails occur when the corner […]

Plantar Heel Pain Treatment Options

The list of options for the treatment for Plantar heel pain is quite extraordinary, and includes: Extracorporeal Shock wave therapy (ESWT) Radiotherapy Low dye taping NSAID’s Surgery Tension night splints Myofascial Trigger point therapy MTrP Corticosteroid infiltration Custom orthoses and prefabs Stretching Infiltration of platelet-rich plasma ESWT: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) involves the conversion […]

Fungal Nail Laser Treatment – Is it Worth it? Part 2

Is Laser Worth The Cost? So is laser worth the cost? Well it really depends on your own personal circumstance; Are you just starting out? Haven’t tried anything?  Well then it might be worthwhile trying topical treatment first, just keep in mind if you are not seeing any changes after 2- 3months then it is […]

How A Podiatrist Will Treat An Ingrown Nail

1. Cutting A Podiatrist will cut very carefully down the affected side of your nail removing the jagger/splintered edge that is digging into your toe.  2. Equipment We have very specifics tools to get the nail out with minimal pain, in some cases when the nail is very infected or swollen we may use a […]

Home Treatment Ingrown Toenails

1. Cutting The best practice for cutting nails is straight across the nail, this reduces risk of small pieces of nail getting caught and becoming imbedded in the side of the nail, making an ingrown worse.  2. Irrigating  Make sure to irrigate the infected area with saline twice per day. Approx one teaspoon of salt […]

How To Choose The Right Podiatry Clinic For Sports Injury

sydney Sports Podiatry

In any sports involving walking, running, jumping, and sprinting etc. there is a lot of pressure on the lower portion of the body especially the ankles, foot and the lower extremity. There are many injuries that happen every year concentrated in these areas. Thus it is important for an athlete to check with an expert […]

Find the Best Foot Clinic In Sydney

Media Tibial Stress Syndrome

Injury or pain in any part of the human body causes discomfort and anxiety. Total wellness from head to toe alone ensures good health and happy living. That is why the health of the legs, particularly the ankle and the feet are as important for a person as any other part f the body. If […]

Pain in the arch of foot

woman experiencing foot pain

Pain in the arch of foot is very common.  Each of your feet has three arches that help maintain its characteristic shape. There are two longitudinal arches, along with one transversal arch. These foot arches are formed by the bones in your tarsus and metatarsus, bound together by numerous muscles, tendons, ligaments, and the plantar […]