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Winter Sports Injuries

Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’. Australians just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there...

Blisters: What, When, Where, How

Our Podiatrist, David, has had experience volunteering at the Oxfam Trailwalker, Here's what he has to say about taping up to prevent blisters... It’s that time of the year again where those brave enough to tackle the Oxfam trail walk, are mentally and physically...

Oxfam Trailwalker Preparation

A few tips from our Podiatrist, Ella... Oxfam TrailWalker is Australia’s original 100km team challenge. Teams of four journey through 100km of bush trail within 48 hours (or 50km in 24 hours), whilst helping to raise funds for those living in poverty. Absolutely...

Corns and Calluses

Our feet play an important role in keeping us mobile. When we walk or stand, our feet carry the burden of our body weight as well a bearing the various pressures of movement and constraints of our footwear. Sometimes pressure placed on the foot becomes out of balance...

Top 3 tips for cracked heels, ouch!

When you're too late for the old "prevention is better than a cure", and you've found yourself with heels that resemble the grand canyon, here's what to do: 1)      Dress any deep cracks with betadine to avoid infection 2)      Use strapping tape around the heels – a...

Knee Pain

Podiatrists see patients with knee pain caused by overuse injuries and those related to malalignment of the foot and lower leg. It is thought that a majority of all lower back and knee problems, not caused by direct injury, are actually related to abnormal foot...

Shockwave Treatment

At Kilmore and Wallan we are very excited to announce that we are now able to provide shockwave treatment to our clients ! Extracorporeal shockwave therapy or shock wave for short is a new and effective treatment option for patients suffering from a variety of...

Life! Community Prevention Session

Life! Community Prevention Session Tuesday 17th October, 3.30-4.30pm Informative presentation on preventing Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke, and see if you’re eligible for a FREE healthy lifestyle course called the Life! Program. Where: John Taylor Room, Kilmore...