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Dancers feet are always moving

Dancers seem so glamorous moving about on the stage, but when they head backstage and take off their shoes you see a much less glamourous picture. Staying on your feet and executing those tricky moves takes a lot of work and puts an awful lot of pressure on the feet. We work with the dance companies to help rehabilitate their dancers after injuries, as well as strengthening and supporting the dancers feet to prevent injuries occuring in the first place. If you are a dancer or work with dancers, this site has ways you can practically support a dancer's feet to keep them performing.

Signs You Should Seek Professional Help for Heel Pain

Heel pain can be a real hindrance, affecting your daily activities and overall quality of life. While occasional discomfort might be normal, especially after intense physical activity, persistent or severe heel pain is a sign you should seek professional help. Here's how to recognise when it's time to call in the experts. Persistent Pain If you're experiencing lingering heel pain even after taking rest and trying home remedies, it's advisable to seek guidance from a healthcare professional. Read More 

Heel Pain: The Conservative Treatment Options You Need to Know

Heel pain is a common problem that can be caused by different conditions. The good news is that there are several conservative (non-surgical) treatment options that can effectively relieve heel pain. Here are some of the most commonly used heel pain treatments Rest and Ice This option is often the first line of treatment for heel pain. Resting the heel and applying ice can help to reduce pain and inflammation. Ice should be applied for a few minutes several times a day. Read More 

Could You Have Haglund’s Deformity?

If you tend to wear certain types of shoes or do a lot of pavement running, you could develop Haglund's deformity. This unusual foot condition worsens if you don't take steps to prevent it. Fortunately, you and your NDIS podiatry provider can help with Haglund's deformity before you would need surgery. Read on to learn more about this foot problem and its common treatments. What Is Haglund's Deformity? Haglund's deformity is unusual bone growth near where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel. Read More 

A Guide On Shockwave Therapy

Are you suffering from a lingering injury or pain caused by an illness? You may not need pain killers or invasive surgery to manage your condition. Instead, shockwave therapy can help you reduce the pain and improve mobility by triggering the body to heal itself.  What Is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy is a treatment approach used in physiotherapy. Typically, shockwave therapy involves creating a series of low-energy acoustic wave pulsations and applying them to an injured area. Read More 

Three reasons for choosing a specialist sports podiatrist

Podiatry is the treatment and prevention of injuries to the foot and ankle, including problems with the bones, muscles and tendons. However, many podiatrists specialise in sporting injuries. Here are some of the reasons why you should see a sports podiatrist if you regularly participate in sporting activities. Specialist knowledge Sports podiatrists will have studied sports science and will have a good knowledge of how the body works during sporting activities. Read More