Category: Featured

06

Dec2017
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 ... Read More

06

Aug2017
The "High Ankle Sprain" - what's the deal? By Nick Ryan, Eastern Foot Care Sports Podiatrist     Major news in the AFL world this week. Geelong Captain Joel Selwood is set to undergo ankle surgery to repair ... Read More

10

Mar2017
  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 ... Read More

16

Jan2017
    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. ... Read More

09

Jan2017

Shoe Tips for Back to School

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  Eastern Foot Care Podiatrists Zoe Giacobbe and Sarah Bowling discuss what features to look for in a school shoe prior to children and young adults returning for Term 1, 2017   Choosing the correct ... Read More

19

Dec2016
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 ... Read More

05

Dec2016
Here at Eastern Foot Care most of us are sports crazy. Australian Rules Football, the A-League and English Premier League soccer, Basketball and Netball (especially the team of our former Podiatrist Caitlyn Nevins – the Queensland Firebirds) – we love it ... Read More

12

Sep2016
EASTERN FOOT CARE PODIATRIST SARAH BOWLING DISCUSSES SUMMER FOOTWEAR CHOICES   Summer is just around the corner and many of our patients are starting to banish the loafers, winter boots and runners to the back of the wardrobe and replace them ... Read More

05

Sep2016
Foot pain and a normal x-ray?   Eastern Foot Care has recently seen an influx of new patients presenting with undiagnosed foot pain and a normal x-ray report. In circumstances where pain and intermittent swelling are present, this has been of particular concern to our podiatry team.  ... Read More

28

Aug2016
CHEERLEADING INJURIES Cheerleading has evolved so much over the years. Beginning with basic organised chants, shaking pom poms and an occasional cartwheel to get the crowd fired up and involved at sporting matches to now World Championship Competitions that involve different aspects ... Read More