Growing Pain Explained - What's Going On?
The Dangers of 'W' Sitting for Kids
Winter is here! This means that football, soccer and netball seasons are well under way. Each year it feels like clockwork with kids of all ages ﬂooding into the clinic, particularly between the ages of 10 and 15 years, with the same complaint: Growing pains at their heels.
Cheap Sneakers, Football Boots and Your Kids Heel Pain - What’s the Link? An Insight from One of Our Senior Podiatrists, Sam
You may have heard that sitting with your legs and feet in a ‘W’ position is bad - but do you know why?
Warning Signs You Should Bring Your Child to See a Podiatrist
One of the things that I find on a regular basis is children presenting with calcaneal traction apophysitis - AKA Severs Disease
Do You Keep Rolling Your Ankle? Do You Feel Your Ankle is Unstable?
It feels like you’re watching your kids grow and change before your eyes every day. With many changes being a regular part of growth and development.
The Ins & Outs of Ingrown Toenails!
Ankle sprains are unfortunately very common - and incredibly painful! They don’t discriminate between adults and kids and stop you from getting out and doing the sports and activities you love.
Are You Suffering from an Aching or Stabbing Pain at the Back of Heel? You May Have Developed Achilles Tendonitis
Suffering from ingrown toenails is a painful and frustrating ordeal. An ingrown toenail simply means that the nail edge has penetrated and grown into the surrounding skin. In most cases, the nail curves down into the skin, but in some cases it could be that there is excess skin/tissue surrounding the nail that the nail has grown into.
Feeling Like There's No End to Your Heel Pain? Sick of Those Painful Steps First Thing in the Morning? This is For You
If your regular sporting or daily activities have started causing you pain at the back of your heel..
Things You MUST Know About Fungal Nail Infections
You wake up and slowly begin to get out of bed, hoping that you won’t feel it but.. Ouch! Nope, there it is.
Shout Out to All Who Made the Filming a Success!
You’ve noticed your nail changing for some time now. The colour may be gradually changing to a yellow or a white.. There may seem to be more build up beneath the nail and it may be starting to lift away.
Healthy Feet Tips
We want to acknowledge all patients and podiatrists who shared their time with us for the filming held in February.
Don't Leave Your Orthotics in the Car in 35 Degree Heat
Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain in active children. Sever's disease, also called calcaneal apophysitis, occurs when the growth plate of the heel is injured by excessive forces during early adolescence.
Back to School for Little Feet
The consequences are pictured below.
The Podiatrist Took Part in Toowoomba Park Runs' 3rd Anniversary
The end of January means the holidays are over and it’s back to school for millions of school children. It is also the time of year when sports start back meaning there is no better time to get your child’s feet checked by a podiatrist.
Warwick Cyclist Wins on World Stage
The Podiatrist took part in Toowoomba Park Runs' third anniversary recently in Queens Park. It was a great day out talking to all the volunteers..
Troy Parsons Speaks at the National Podiatry Conference in Southport UK
Warwick cyclist John Eder has returned home from the Masters Track Cycling World Championships in the UK recently as world champion! The 45 year old won the 750m time trial in 49.741 seconds (a personal best) and qualified first in the 200m sprint, making John the fastest man in the world on a bicycle over 45 years.
Toowoomba & Warwick clinics joined Australia's Biggest Morning Event Last June 15
The Podiatrist's Troy Parsons recently spoke at the National Podiatry Conference in Southport, United Kingdom. The topic was Small Changes, Big Profits.
Why Warm Up
Toowoomba and Warwick clinics joined Australia's Biggest Morning Event last June 15
How Gait Can Contribute to Foot Problems & Importance To See a Podiatrist to Help With Your Gait
Almost every runner knows the importance of a warm up before a race. Even a marathon requires a warm up. But have you ever wondered why and, more importantly, how?
Podiatrists support Mountaineers Launch
Gait (the process of walking) and balance are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body.
How to Look After Your Winter Foot
The Podiatrist's Jays Maganlal and Daniel Lau competed in the corporate basketball challenge as part of the Toowoomba Mountaineers launch on Friday 29th April at the Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre.
Getting to Know Daniel Lau
We all worry about our feet during the summer months as we pull out the thongs and sandals to put our feet on display. But how many of us hide our feet away in winter boots and foot care is the last thing on our minds.
The Toowoomba Podiatry Harlem Shake
I have been in Toowoomba Westbrook for 18 years so no issues with settling in.
4 Ways to Settle into New School Shoes!
When one of our podiatrist’s Jays Maganlal sent the initial email asking everyone to take part in our very own Harlem Shake it didn’t take long for the excitement to build!
Getting Older Feet
Kids always love to have new stuff at the start of the school year and shoes are not an exemption. But, our kids would always feel uncomfortable walking into their new shoes.
As we get older, we become more prone to foot problems like corns, blisters and foot infections as the skin becomes thinner and less elastic.