Category Archives : Conditions

Toe Walking in Kids

Most children begin to walk around 9-18 months with their feet flat on the ground. However, some kids will start walking on their tippy toes. This toe walking gait is often normal and just a way toddlers find comfortable to walk. If the Toe walking is Idiopathic (for an unknown reason) usually, kids will grow […]

Forefoot Pain

Many patients suffer with pain at the balls of the feet. People describe burning, tingling, sharp, shooting pains or pinpoint localized pain. If any of this resonates with you, please keep on reading. Sometimes it is difficult to diagnose these foot problems without a thorough podiatric foot investigation. There are 26 bones in each foot […]

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and swelling at the posterior aspect of your heel bone and ankle – that is where the Achilles tendon is located. It is usually caused by repetitive strain or trauma on the Achilles region which results in micro tears to the tendon. Once this occurs, patients […]

Back Pain

Back pain can originate from a variety of pre-existing conditions, and poor foot posture can be one of its primary causes. Back pain can reduce your ability to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle. In some cases, it can also have debilitating effects. Improper foot positioning and poor lower limb posture may be the origin […]

Ball of Foot Pain

Pain felt on the ball of the foot is characterised by a stabbing ache while walking barefoot which makes you limp because of it. The “ball of foot” comprises a complex and fragile arrangement of small joints, muscles, nerves, ligaments, tendons, arteries, and veins – all of which are susceptible to injury. The usual causes […]

Child’s Growing Foot

A child’s foot is a multifaceted arrangement of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles undergoing rapid development. The growth plates in the feet and legs will not be fully developed until young adulthood. At , our goal is to get our patients’ feet and legs in the best alignment possible. This is to prevent damage later […]

Flat Fleet

Flat feet is condition that can be congenital or acquired through many years of tension on the foot. It can be incurred by both adults and children alike. Some may feel pain while others may just ignore it and continue with their daily living just like those who have normal feet. Yet, flat feet can […]

Fungus on the Skin and Toe Nails

Fungal infections on the foot skin and the toe nails are common yet unappealing. The correct term for the fungus in toe nails is Onychomycosis and is often hard to eliminate by common cleansing means. On the other hand, fungal infections on the foot skin are coined as Tinea or athlete’s foot. Most of the […]

Heel Pain among Children

A child may often complain of sore ankles or heels during or after sports. We often observe heel pain among active children and yet it should not be a “normal” part of their growth and development. It is important to have a foot health professional assess your child. Pain in the heel may be caused […]

Growing Pains among Children

Active children will often complain about pain on the knee, legs, ankles, and feet. Sometimes, they will experience cramps at night during sleep or after a strenuous activity. The problem becomes an annoying circumstance if such conditions become frequent and chronic. Albeit there may be other adjacent reasons that can cause such conditions, a lot […]