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Diabetes and Podiatry

July 10, 2018

8-14 July 2018 is National Diabetes Week. Have you heard that many people with diabetes end up in hospital because of foot problems? In fact, it is the leading complication of diabetes and the most co...
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Specialised Training in Young Athletes linked to Overuse injuries

June 25, 2018

When it comes to children’s sport, there appears to be increasing pressure on those that excel at certain sports to focus solely on that activity. Young athletes are specialising in a single sport a...
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Common Lower Leg Injuries in Soccer

June 23, 2018

With the soccer world cup now in full swing, we thought it would be timely to share with you some information about common foot and lower leg injuries seen in soccer players. Who gets Injured in S...
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Running Training

June 11, 2018

As Podiatrists who treat runners of all levels in our clinic, it is important to understand a runners "vocabulary". In today's blog, we talk about some of the most common terms used in running trainin...
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Toe Walking in Children

June 08, 2018

Toe walking is a gait pattern in children aged more than 3 years characterised by the absence of heel contact with the ground (“walking on tiptoes”). It is a clinical diagnosis that requires rulin...
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3-D Printed Foot Orthotics

June 01, 2018

The NQ Foot and Ankle Centre is excited to present a new and positive change to our services, introducing 3D printed foot orthotics. Lighter, with excellent flex and a faster rebound rate, 3D print...
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Updated Statement on Heel Pain

June 01, 2018

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons has recently released an updated Clinical Consensus Statement regarding the Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Acquired Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis). ...
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Custom orthotics for painful flat feet in children

June 01, 2018

This latest study in the journal Medicine (Short-term effects of customized arch support insoles on symptomatic flexible flatfoot in children: A randomized controlled trial.) used a variety of measure...
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Running Assessments and Technique Coaching at NQ Foot and Ankle Centre

June 22, 2017

We are pleased to offer comprehensive Running Assessment and Technique Coaching (RATC) appointments at NQFAC. If you are struggling with running generally, prone to injury from running, returning to r...
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Are you suffering from a painful collapsed foot?

June 22, 2017

We have seen a number of people recently who complain of one foot being particularly painful and feeling like the arch has “collapsed” or flattened over time. These patients have a condition calle...
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