Achilles tendinopathy refers to the degeneration within the large tendon which joins the calf muscles to the heel bone. It is seen most commonly in the mid‐portion of the tendon, but also occurs at the bone–tendon junction. This can occur as the Achilles tendon does not have a rich blood supply and can be found to be weakest at a point between two and six centimetres above its insertion to the calcaneus. This poor vascularity can prevent adequate tissue repair following trauma and may lead to further weakening of the tendon. Achilles tendinopathy can be either acute or chronic. Acute...
Podiatry Professionals are now the Official East Junior Rugby Club podiatrist! We are excited to be working with our upcoming union super stars!
Podiatry Professionals are now proud parents!! Bonface is 1 years old, born on 15 June 2014. Living in Mtito Andei Project in Kenya. Due to Privacy laws we cant show you his face over the internet but if you are visiting Podiatry Professionals we will have his photo up for display in the coming days. Podiatry Professionals are proud to be sponsoring a child with World Vision Australia!
Need Support? Podiatry Professionals have come across life changing thongs! That’s right you heard us thongs! Flat Thongs offer the feet very little to no support, which can lead to unwanted stress and strain for both the foot and lower limb/ leg. Archies Arch Support Thongs aim to reduce these potentially damaging stresses and strains by offering a level of support similar to that provided by orthotics. Archies Thongs are the perfect choice of thongs for anyone seeking a level of support not provided by normal flat thongs, as well as those who experience common foot and lower limb/ leg...
Another successful year for Podiatry Professionals at Mother’s Day Classic! Well done to all the runners/walkers who participated! The weather didn’t hold us back from supporting such a great cause 🙂
Podiatry Professionals are happy to announce we are yet again participating in the Mother’s Day Classic! All proceeds from the MDC Foundation Ltd are donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that supports research into breast cancer prevention and treatment. Since 1998 the Mother’s Day Classic has raised $27.4 million dollars! So come on down to Rond Terrence, Commonwealth Park on Sunday 8th May from 7:00am, Podiatry Professionals will be providing FREE basic foot assessments and foot strapping! We can’t wait to see you all there and support this wonderful cause!
Podiatry Professionals are proud to annouce as of Friday 13th of May 2016 we will be working with our close friends The Surgery at Jerra! No need to travel into the city to recieve high quality care, we can now provide the same service and treatment in the comfort of the wonderful Jerra Surgery! Our podiatrist can not wait to meet you! So call the Surgery now and speak with one of their lovely receptionist to arrange an appointment!
Matthew Hotchkis presented to 80 of Canberra’s finest GPs and medical specialists at the Hyatt Hotel on the 20th February. His presentation included ‘Foot Complications: Practical information useful in a day to day practice setting’.
Podiatry Professionals would like to extend a huge thank you to all those who attended ‘Meet The Players Day’. For those who had the opportunity to meet one of our friendly podiatrists for a free foot assessment, we hope to see you in the future for a more in depth consultation. A Big thank you goes out to all the brumbies players and their time. We are truly grateful to be part of your organisation! Here are some moments we want to share with you.
Matthew Hotchkis out at the University of Canberra, screening and treating the Brumbies in the 2016 preseason!