Sports injury prevention

Sports injury prevention

Look at your exercise program in terms of FIT – Frequency, Intensity and Time. Only one of these should be increased each week.

Neuropathy in diabetes

Neuropathy in diabetes (also called diabetic nerve damage or diabetic neuropathy) is temporary or permanent damage to nerve tissue in people with diabetes mellitus. Symptoms depend on which nerves are affected.

Toenail problems

Toenail fungus is more common than you may think… around 10% of the Australian adult population is affected by onychomycosis (Tinea unguium).

Children’s foot health

Tips for taking care of your child`s feet. Information about babies' and toddlers' feet, walking, normal development and problems, choosing shoes and more.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a hereditary disorder marked by slowly progressive muscle weakness in the feet, lower legs, hands and forearms, and a mild loss of sensation in limbs, fingers, and toes.

Diabetes and foot health

Do you have diabetes? Here is what you need to know about the connection between your feet and diabetes – and why it is so important to maintain good foot health.

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Foot and lower leg pain

Are you experiencing pain in your feet or lower limbs? This can provide clues to many related ailments throughout your body. Here is a round-up of what your various pain signals may indicate.

Diabetic conditions affecting the legs and feet

The feet and legs are common sites for complications in people with diabetes, and for this reason good foot care is very important.

Foot health and ageing

The condition of our feet often provides early indications of conditions such as diabetes, arthritis or circulatory disease. For this reason, the human foot is sometimes called the mirror of health.

Wound care

Different types of wounds require different types of care, depending on whether they have resulted from surgery, punctures, burns, tears or ulcers.

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