What causes a muscle strain? A muscle strain, or a muscle pull occurs when a muscle in your lower limb is overstretched or overworked. Even if the injury from overstretching or overworking occurs more to the attaching tendon it can also be classified under the term...

Your feet are more susceptible to injury than you might think; after all, they bear the weight of your entire body. Your treatment will depend on the cause, but it’s best to see a Podiatrist if your foot pain is severe and persists after several...

Many of us take advantage of our feet and it’s only when we begin to experience pain or discomfort that we notice how much we rely on them. Because problems with your feet are not necessarily life-threatening, they often become ignored or overlooked. Often, it’s only...

So you’ve got pain in your forefoot? Do you suffer from burning, aching or tingling in your toes? Do you experience numbness in the ball of your foot? Have you ever had a clicking feeling in your toes, or the sensation that your sock might...

Want to know how you can keep your feet happy? Way too many of us are taking our feet for granted, until of course they start hurting. You don’t have to be a runner to experience sore feet, maybe you are just on your feet all day,...

Knee pain is one of the most common injuries we see in our clinic, this is partly due to there being many different types of knee pain. But today I want to talk to you about the most common knee injury we treat here, it’s...

WITH THE CLUB NETBALL SEASON JUST AROUND THE CORNER AND THE ANZ CHAMPIONSHIP INTO ITS THIRD ROUND, IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE UP TO DATE AND AWARE OF CURRENT FOOTWEAR TRENDS SURROUNDING THE SPORT. The 2017 netball season brings all new and improved Asics netball shoes...

Are you a Rugby Player? Netballer? Soccer player? Prevent the risk of ACL INJURIES in the Knee ACL (Anterior-cruciate ligament) is one of the most important knee ligaments that support walking, running and provides everyday rotational stability within the lower leg. Injury to this site is...

As a rugby coach I have come in contact with many young players complaining of “growth pains” in the lower leg. These manageable pathologies can have detrimental effects on the young elite athlete especially during the junior representative stages. In most cases pain and injury...

Are you ashamed of your fungal toe nails? Don’t want to wear sandals or open shoes? Fungal nails can be unsightly, smelly and embarrassing; often they are thick, yellow and crumbly in nature. David Logue from Blue Mountains Podiatry has been frustratingly trying to treat fungal nails...