Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s syndrome)

By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist)   It is not uncommon for enthusiastic athletes in late primary school and early high school to experience significant pain in their heels when participating in sport. The most common cause of heel pain in patients of this age is calcaneal apophysitis (sometimes called Sever’s syndrome). What is Calcaneal apophysis?…

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Growing pains

By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) Growing pains are a common complaint of young patients, with a recent Australian study estimating between 35 and 40% of children aged 4-6 years are affected. Older children may also be affected at any age up to the completion of puberty. What are Growing pains? Growing pains are typified by…

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Podiatry update – Welcome Peter Foley

We are very happy to announce that we have a new member of our Podiatry team, Peter Foley. You may have had the privilege of meeting Peter already, but in case you haven’t, allow us to introduce you. Peter is an experienced, friendly and adept podiatrist who enjoys working across the breadth of the profession, including foot…

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Do you suffer back pain, headaches, musculoskeletal pains or strains? Our allied health practitioners have returned to work and are here to help you.

First of all we would like to wish you all a very happy new year. We we hope you had a great 2016 and enjoyed some time to relax over the Christmas period. Indeed, we had a great year last year, helping some of you through difficulties, and simply assisting others to find a healthier…

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