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  • FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

    FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

    Freiberg’s disease can become a debilitating condition. If not treated properly, arthritic changes can occur at a young age. Freiberg’s disease is osteochondrosis (Avascular necrosis) of the metatarsal head that most often occurs in the second metatarsal head although it can happen to any metatarsal heads. It commonly presents in adolescence, with a 5:1 female:

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  • FOOT DROP BRACE

    Foot drop can be caused by a number of different conditions including stroke, cerebral palsy and nerve damage. A foot drop brace will often help the affected patient avoid surgery Foot drop is a condition in which the dropping of the forefoot occurs due to weakness or damage to the muscles and tendons at the front of

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  • MORTON’S NEUROMA: WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW

    1. What is Morton’s neuroma? A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue and Morton’s neuroma is a swollen, inflamed common digital nerve located between the bones at the ball of the foot. The most common location is in second (between second and third metatarsal) and third (between third and fourth metatarsals) spaces. This can

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  • WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF BUNIONS?

      How do i fix my bunion Genetics. There is now no question that you have inherited your bunions from one of your parents or grandparents. Tight footwear, such as high heels, may make things worse, but men also get this disorder and you rarely see men walking around in high heels! It’s interesting to

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  • BURSITIS FOOT BRISBANE & GOLD COAST

    An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the

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  • MORTON’S NEUROMA SURGERY

    Morton’s Neuroma surgery is an excellent option for people who suffer from this debilitating condition, despite non-surgical treatments being unsuccessful. There are, however, certain risks that must be discussed with the patient if considering undergoing Morton’s Neuroma surgery. https://youtu.be/Hnf1p50ecZs   Complications The good news is that complications following elective foot surgery are less than 3%. The

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  • PLANTAR FASCIOTOMY

    Plantar fasciotomy procedure is a good option for those who continue to suffer from plantar fasciitis, despite efforts to treat the disorder with non-surgical methods. Because there are several potential causes of heel pain, it is important to have heel pain properly diagnosed. Dr Kim is able to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine

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  • BURSITIS FOOT CORTISONE INJECTION

    An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the

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  • BURSITIS FOOT SURGERY

    Intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. This high incidence is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the retail industry. Unfortunately,

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  • HOW TO GET RID OF PLANTAR WARTS ON THE GOLD COAST

    What is the best way to treat plantar warts? This depends on the individual, but one option is to excise them under local anaesthetic. You have probably tried pharmacy paints and ointments, “freezing” or “burning”. Nothing works as well as a number 15 scalpel blade. While some people may be put off by this thoughts, it works

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