Understanding netball lower limb injury
Passion Podiatry is a proud sponsor of Phoenix Netball Club and hence, it triggers a thought for us to write an entry specifically on how podiatry is related to...
Understanding Idiopathic Toe Walking
Most children begin walking at about 12 to 15 months of age. As they learn to walk, they often try different foot positions, such as walking on tiptoes. By around...
What is intermittent claudication?
Intermittent claudication is a symptom of the vascular disease. It is a predictable pattern of lower leg pain caused by inadequate blood flow to exercising muscles.
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Understanding Sesamoid Injuries
The sesamoid bones are two pea-shaped bones located in the ball of the foot, beneath the big toe joint. Like the kneecap, the s...
Understanding Tailor’s bunion
A Tailor’s bunion is similar to a bunion which is a bump on the outside of the foot. The main difference is that it occurs at the base of the little toe, instead of the bi...
What is the Achilles tendon?
A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The Achilles tendon or the calf tendon is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the calf muscle of...
Understanding Ankle Pain and Ankle Sprain
Our foot and ankle support our body and keep us mobile on a day to day basis. Our ankle joints, in particular, are highly vulnerable to acute injury. Ankle pai...
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