Debilitating heel pain

Debilitating heel pain can be caused by a number of problems including plantar fasciitis, plantar fascia tears and fibroma. The treatment of all can include surgery and prolonged periods of discomfort. Complete tears are mostly caused by trauma of the heal or bottom...

Condition Treated List

A collection of the conditions treated by The Foot Alignment Clinic Achilles tendonitis is inflammation and degeneration of the Achilles tendon, and should not be left untreated as there is risk of rupture.Individuals who suffer from Achilles tendonitis often...

Sydney Orthotics Case Example – Patient A

Rear View: Uncorrected free standing Front View: Uncorrected free standing A patient in Sydney NSW presents with sore feet and inquires about orthotics. An initial assessment is conducted to determine patient condition. During this assessment a determination is made...

Tips for keeping feet happy in the office

Beth Fechner (Podiatrist Leichhardt and Marrickville Clinics) has created a list of tips and exercises to help keep your feet happy in the office. (1) Wear runners or walking shoes for your commute (2) Don’t sit for too long! Try to get up at least once an hour...

Plantar Fasciitis – Pain in my feet

It’s cold; I’m tired. Today is about to start the same as every other day. I can hear the alarm, and I know I have to get up. I don’t want to get up, but I know I have to get up. I also see vividly in my mind the pain I am about to feel. It’s always there, that knife...

Bunion Treatment

Bunion Treatment Bunions referred to in the medical community as Hallux Valgus, are one of the most common forefoot problems. Symptoms of bunions include inflammation, swelling, and soreness on the side surface of the big toe. Bunions worsen over time and cause...