CLAREMONT PODIATRY BLOG

With the rise of Fitbits and other step counting activity trackers, there has been a remarkable interest in just how many steps you should take per day. We all have at least one friend that won’t leave the house without strapping on their Fitbit and......

So you woke up one morning with some pain under the bottom of the heel. The first few steps were quite painful but it eased off and you did not think too much more about it.   The next morning you woke up and there......

Our feet and ankles are the most neglected area of the body and are often the last thing we consider taking care of. Our feet are one of the most important parts of the body.  Have you ever thought about the important role your feet......

The foot is a unique and complex structure of the body, with numerous bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is the pivot point to which the body moves. Your foot is the first interaction your body has with the ground. The interaction between these and......

For many of us, running is an inseparable part of our lives—we need it. When we run, we improve our health, relieve stress, achieve personal goals, compete, raise money, and most of all have fun.   On any given weekend, check out a running event......

Foot orthoses are in shoe-medical devices that are used throughout the world in the treatment of mechanically based musculoskeletal pathologies. During your consultation our podiatrists observe movements of the foot, lower limb, spine and pelvis and evaluate the interactions at play to determine if orthotic......

It’s easy to underestimate the role our feet play in our health and daily lives but when people start to realise just how much we use them, it’s a bit of a shock! They are the first interaction our body has with the ground, the......

All too often we forget about our feet when running, and this can also be the case with cycling. Your feet are a unique and complex structure, a crucial connection to the bike, where the power is delivered to the pedal and ultimately to the......