• 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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  • 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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  • CAN ALL PODIATRISTS DO SURGERY?

    https://youtu.be/SjotS5ketSE     Yes – all podiatrists are trained in the use of local anaesthetic and scalpel blade techniques. However, most podiatrists will only perform surgery of the nails and skin, such as ingrown toenails and excision of plantar warts. Nationally, there are 35 specialist podiatric surgeons and Dr Kim is the only one of

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  • DOES SHOCK WAVE THERAPY WORK FOR PLANTAR FASCIITIS

    https://youtu.be/nszovrg3S7o   “Plantar fasciitis”, correctly termed chronic plantar heel pain, is frequently observed in the following groups: runners, overweight or obese, and those who work standing all day long (e.g. nurses). Plantar fasciitis is actually a nerve entrapment of the inferior calcaneal nerve, often called Baxter’s nerve. The thickened plantar fascia presses on this nerve creating pain. Plantar fasciitis may progress from

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