Our expert Dance Podiatrist, Sarah Bowling, discusses why a pre pointe assessment is an investment in your dancing longevity. A Pre- Pointe Assessment is a very valuable way to assess the readiness of each dancer for Pointe work as well ...
Footwear is an important part of any sport when looking at prevention of injuries, rehabilitating from injury and improving comfort when playing and training. There are so many different shoes and brands and it can sometimes be a daunting prospect ...
Eastern Foot Care would like to congratulate Podiatrist Nick Ryan on commencing a training position as a Surgical Registrar with the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons. Nick will be undertaking an extensive training program with the College as he embarks on the path to Fellowship. He will remain in his current capacity ...
As the football and soccer seasons kick off, players begin looking for a boot that will last the entire season, be comfortable and not increase their risk for injury. As AFL and soccer are different sports with differing ...
As a Dance Podiatrist I obviously have a keen eye for anything dance related, particularly when it relates to foot and ankle injury. I came across this article which surveyed injuries in 195 dancers. http://ausdance.org.au/news/article/fatigue-major-contributor-to-injury-in-australias-professional-dancers Out of the 195 dancers surveyed 97% had experienced at least one significant injury in ...
With many players having started their pre preseason campaign or having commenced their NPL season, we receive many enquiries asking for simple tips and advice when it comes to selecting the right soccer boot. Whether you are young or old, everyone needs help selecting a ...
The plantar plate is a fibrocartilaginous tissue which is like a non stretchy band that sits along the base of the phalanges or toe bones and protects the metatarsal heads from pressure and overextension of the toes. ...
As discussed in the past we at Eastern Foot Care Podiatry love all sports. After Melbourne City rolled Melbourne Victory in the first of the 2016 A-League Melbourne Derby clashes we were watching on eagerly for the re-match to see what would happen. As it turned out Melbourne Victory took home ...