New Podiatrist Currambine Clinic

Our new Podiatrist Currambine clinic is now open.  After an extensive fit-out we are now operating out of our state of the art Podiatry Clinic.  The practice has been designed and constructed to meet the demands of a modern Podiatry Practice, with all the bells and whistles. We have conveniently located our Podiatry clinic in the read more…

Verruca Pedis (Plantar Warts)

Warts that appear on the bottom of the foot (plantar surface) can be very painful and difficult to successfully eradicate. More importantly, they may multiply from a single lesion to multiple (mosaic) lesions or spread to others. Plantar Warts/Verruca occur when the skin is exposed to the human papilloma virus (HPV). The virus is often read more…

Kid’s Feet

Do you have concerns about your child’s feet or walking and running style? Is there a family history of foot or leg problems? Early detection and management of foot problems may prevent more serious issues in later life, so it’s beneficial to know what to look for and when you should have your child’s feet read more…

Sever’s Disease

It seems like there is not a day that goes by without a case of Sever’s in our clinic. The number of new cases usually peaks a few weeks into the sporting season, commonly football or soccer. One parent recently mentioned to me that out of the 20 or so boys in his son’s football read more…

Foot Posture & Lower Back Pain

For decades Podiatrists have recognised the link between foot function and back pain. Such a link makes sense, as the feet form the base of the body’s overall posture. We know that excessive pronation (flat feet) causes the hip joints to rotate inwards and the pelvis to tilt forward and down. This then leads to read more…

Running Shoes – What Do You Need?

With many company’s producing hundreds of models in athletic footwear, it can be difficult to find the right shoe for you. There are many factors to be considered such as, your biomechanical foot type, what sport or activity you intend on participating in, the intended running surface, the use of Orthotics (will the shoe alter read more…

Orthotics: Custom Made vs Off-The-Shelf – Is There A Difference?

This is an important question that begs an honest answer. Before I attempt to give the answer, I will briefly outline the nature of each type of orthotic device and then look at the pros and cons of both. Potentially, choosing the best orthotic can be confusing for the person looking for “support”, help with read more…

Cracked Heels – How To Prevent Them

With summer fast approaching, here are a few tips to help control those painful, unsightly cracked heels many of us suffer from. If you already have significant callus build-up around your heels, see a Podiatrist and have it removed first. There are a few causes of cracked heels that are less common such as psoriasis, read more…

Morton’s Neuroma Treatment – A New Approach

Morton’s Neuroma is a common debilitating nerve related condition affecting both Men and Women. Although footwear advice and modification, orthotic therapy and surgery can be highly effecting in dealing with this condition, Ethanol Ablation is often the treatment of choice. So, what is Ethanol Ablation? In a nutshell, Ethanol Ablasion is the direct injection of read more…

New Nail Laser – Treatment For Nail Fungus Now In Perth

After much research and analysis, we now have the new Fox A.R.C Nail Laser which will be used to treat nail fungus infections at Preston Podiatry. Yes, we are the first Podiatry clinic in Perth Western Australia to receive the new Laser. Research shows that this modality has a greater than 80% efficacy with no read more…