AFL and your feet this Cairns season

With the Cairns AFL season in full swing it is essential that you are in the appropriate boots and doing everything you can to ensure your body lasts throughout the more

I have one leg shorter than the other, should I get this assessed?

A leg length discrepancy is a difference between the length of the legs from your hips down to your feet. Minor leg length differences are very common, with a majority of more

Beware of the Nail Salon

There are many reasons why you should visit a Podiatrist over going to a nail salon. While nail salons may make your feet look pretty and pampered, there are some more

Stubborn Warts FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics treatment

Firstly, what is a wart? Warts are a skin infection caused by the Human Papillomavirus. There are numerous different warts which all differ slightly in appearance. However they generally all more

Trigger ball – An alternative to regular massage

Using a massage ball to release your plantar fascia  Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions we see here at FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics Cairns. Anybody who has more

Help control your Raynaud’s this Winter – FNQ Podiatry tips

Raynaud’s phenomenon is a problem that results in decreased blood flow to the fingers. In some cases, it also causes less blood flow to the ears, toes, knees, or nose. more

Cold vs heat therapy – Cairns Podiatry Do’s and Don’ts

Both heat and cold therapy are common methods for the FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics treatment of painful or achy legs and feet; however knowing when and why to use each more

FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics tips on washing orthotics

In the tropics our feet are prone to sweat which may cause foot odour due to the humidity. Coming up into the Cairns wet season our shoes and orthotics are more

FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics Do’s and DON’Ts of Foam rolling

Foam rollers are a self massage tool designed to assist with myofascial release across all regions of the body. Foam rolling is a great alternative to getting a sports massage more

Dry needling – How FNQ Podiatry can reduce your lower limb pain

So you’ve had your initial biomechanical assessment with your treating FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics podiatrist and they have recommended dry needling to assist with your treatment. Straight up the word more

Dry or cracked heels? FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics can help!

If you suffer from dry or cracked heels, you will be well aware of how uncomfortable this can be. Dry skin may need a little extra care, especially in harsh more

Archies vs Havaianas from your FNQ Podiatrists view

Coming into the warmer months and the wet season thongs are the choice of footwear of many North Queenslanders. Havaianas have long been the favourite style of thong in FNQ more

Are my orthotics capable of switching between shoes?

Are my orthotics capable of switching between shoes?  It’s no secret that custom orthotics are an investment and when it comes to investing it’s only natural to want and expect more

Do I have a bunion – Cairns Diagnosis and Treatment

What is a bunion? A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. It occurs when some of the bones in more

Foot Drop Brace Options

Richie Brace:  Pro’s Custom orthotic footplate means the Richie brace has the ability to incorporate any feature a normal foot orthotic can possess. Custom fit to the foot and leg, more

Foot Drop – Cairns diagnosis and treatment

Foot drop is the result of an acquired weakness or paralysis within the muscles of the front of the leg. This weakness results in a gait abnormality where there is more

Get on a roll with your foam roller

Are you tired of swapping chores for leg and foot massages from your significant other? Stop right there because we have the answer for you!  Foam rollers are a self more

Get on top of your Cricket Spikes this Summer!

Cricket is a tough sport especially up in Cairns with the heat and the humidity. With the long time standing throughout the day, cricket can have a gruelling effect on more

Take the headache out of school shoe shopping

Back to school, it’s that time of year again. You’ve almost made it through the struggle that is eight weeks of school holidays and you remember the kids need new more

Pre-season Training and foot pain. Your Local Cairns Podiatrist can help.

The pre-season training and foot pain. Getting back into pre-season training isn’t only tough on the fitness level. Without proper preparation injury can occur. Injuries such as shin splints, achilles more

Shockwave Therapy Cairns Podiatry Treatment

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) also known as ‘Shockwave therapy’, is used to treat a range of lower limb conditions. More so, long-standing soft tissue conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis (heel more

Wave goodbye to 2021 not your health fund benefits

The festive season is fast approaching, reminding us how close we are to 2022! With the new year just around the corner, it is important to remember that the majority of more

Orthotic Friendly Footwear -Your Cairns Podiatrist Top Tips

Orthotics fit great into shoes such as runners but even as podiatrists we understand wearing runners all the time is just not going to happen. So the next big question more

All you need to know about CAM walkers

What is a CAM walker and what considerations should you take if you are in one A CAM walker is a brace that is used by your podiatrist to immobilises more

Our Top 5 open shoes this FNQ Summer

The FNQ heat is well and truly upon us already, which for most locals means wearing closed in shoes even less than usual. While this is not ideal, particularly for more

Your Cairns Podiatrist Keeping your Feet Fighting Fit

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions we see here at FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics Cairns. Anybody who has experienced this condition knows just how painful, debilitating and more

Cairns Podiatrists Slip Slop Slap this Summer

Living in FNQ we are certainly no stranger to lathering on sunscreen on a daily basis. The outdoor lifestyle, thongs and barefeet is a way off life up this part more

Cairns Podiatrist Tips for Caring for your New Orthotics

You are now the excited new owner of your first pair of custom orthotics and you are most likely itching to give them a test run. However, custom orthotics are more

Tingling toes – Cairns Podiatrist Diagnosis and Treatment

What causes tingling toes? Symptoms such as tingling, numbness and burning are a common presentation in our Cairns Podiatry clinics. There can be a number of different causes and contributing more

Your Cairns Podiatrist a specialist in treatment of bursitis of the back of the heel

Retrocalcaneal bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa located between the calcaneus (heel bone) and anterior (front) surface of the Achilles tendon. Bursa are fluid filled sacs and can be more

Cairns Podiatrist 5 Step guide to reducing Achilles Tendon pain

Are you suffering from pain at the back of your heels, particularly when you get up to walk from resting? Chances are, you are suffering from Achilles tendinopathy. Achilles tendinopathy more

Cairns Podiatrist 5 Step guide to reducing forefoot pain

Have you started suffering from pain in the ball of your foot? Here is a simple 5-step guide that can help, all from the comfort of your home! It is more

Why are my toenails going black? Cairns Podiatry diagnosis and treatment

Discoloured toe nails are one of the most common presenting complaints we have in our Cairns Podiatry clinics across Far North QLD. As a general rule, the discolouration is secondary more

Why are my feet and toes itchy? Cairns Tinea Treatments

A very common condition that at some most people will experience a one point or another here in FNQ, where it is quite humid and hot to say the least more

Cairns Podiatry 5 Step guide for helping shin pain

Have you started running more recently and started to develop shin pain? Chances are, you are probably suffering from shin splints! Shin splints Cairns treatment is available at FNQ Podiatry more

Cairns Podiatry Tips to tell if your running shoes need replacing

Identifying when your running shoes may need replacing is far from an exact science, however there are a number of factors which contribute to the lifespan of a shoe and more

Hypermobility in Kids – Cairns Diagnosis and Treatment

Do you ever look at your child pushing and bending their bodies into all sorts of weird and wonderful positions and just think “OUCH!” Well, chances are their party tricks more

Cairns Podiatry Foot Maintenance Program

Feet are the foundation of our bodies and play an important part of a happy, healthy lifestyle. The foot is an engineering masterpiece consisting of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more

Cairns Podiatrist Tips for recurrent Ankle Sprains

Are you tired of worrying about rolling your ankle every time you exercise? Are even simple activities such as walking the dog around the block or hiking up your favourite more

Cairns Running Injury Treatments and Prevention

Running is a very healthy activity with many health benefits. With the current restrictions on socialising and closure of gyms, many people will be turning to running as a form more

OUCH! Why does my heel hurt?

Plantar Fasciitis – Aka ‘Heel Spur Syndrome’ Have you changed your exercise routine as a result of Covid-19 and all of a sudden developed pain under your heel? Are those more

Plantar Warts: Do I have one and what are they?

Have you noticed a small growth on the under-side of your feet or toes? Has it started to cause some pain when you are walking bare-foot around the house? Chances more

Stress fractures in Athletes

So, you’ve finally decided to enter that marathon/triathlon you’ve been talking about for a while and have started training harder than ever. You are past the initial ‘why on earth more

Caring for the Diabetic Foot

Many people may not recognise the seriousness or number of complications that may occur if Diabetes is not properly controlled and monitored, with foot problems among the most serious. Approximately more

What Services Does A Podiatrist In Cairns Provide For Our Better Health?

Your Podiatrist in Cairns provides services dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of medical conditions and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower limb. Foot and ankle problems more

Take A Step In The Right Direction With Your Local Podiatrist In Cairns

If you are you continually suffering from tired, aching feet, you can choose to take a step in the right direction and head for your local Podiatrist in Cairns. You more

Your Local Podiatrist In Cairns For Family Foot Care

Taking care of your feet, ankles and legs is what we do best at our Podiatry and Orthotics clinics in Cairns. We will always strive to provide the very best more