Podiatry News from Pro Health Care

Spring into Summer

Put your best foot forward with NEW footwear styles from Vionic and Revere. Here at Pro Podiatry we know about the importance of properly fitted supportive footwear. Many conditions that we encounter on a day to day basis can be treated and even prevented with a thoroughly performed footwear assessment and associated professional advice on […]

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Are your ankles causing you issues?

When we talk about Ankle Joint movement; it is the movement of the foot up towards the leg (dorsiflexion) or down towards the ground (plantarflexion). Not achieving enough range of motion at the ankle joint causes compensations to elsewhere in the body. These compensations allow us to continue to perform our normal day to day […]

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Sever’s Disease

Sever’s disease is a condition that commonly effects children between the ages 8-14 (more prevalent in boys) and usually presents as heel pain. The heel pain is believed to be caused by impact forces on the growth plate in calcaneus (heel) bone and/or traction forces from a tight Achilles tendon pulling on the calcaneal bone […]

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Shin Splints

Shin splints are predominantly seen in runners or people that have recently increased their exercise or activity. Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints are an overuse injury of one or more muscles tracking along the inside of the tibia bone. It presents as diffuse pain along the inside of the tibia which […]

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Caring for the Diabetic Foot

For those suffering with diabetes taking care of your feet is especially important. Diabetes can have potential impacts on your feet ranging from; Muscle weakness Nerve damage e.g. loss of sensation, numbness/pins and needles Blood flow/circulation issues With increased risk of these and other issues occurring in the diabetic foot it is particularly important to […]

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Orthotics at Pro Podiatry SA

Have you been thinking that orthotics may be for you but you’re concerned about the look of the big, heavy footwear you need to wear to fit them in? Worry no more! Pro Podiatry SA now offer ultra-slim custom orthotics manufactured in house from start to finish with no middle man. This means the podiatrist that […]

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New Orthotic Manufacturing Machine

Here at Pro Podiatry SA we are continually striving to remain at the forefront of cutting edge technology in order to treat all of your foot problems with the greatest accuracy, enabling us to provide treatment programs to get you back on your feet quicker. Pro Podiatry SA are excited to begin using the Delcam […]

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Walk on Air

With summer often comes warmer weather – and with this warmer weather comes the “Aussie” icon the flip-flop! While these are great to let your feet breathe during hot days, they often provide little or no support for your feet. If you find you are wearing thongs on a regular basis ProPodiatry have a fantastic […]

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