Have Diabetes? Don’t forget about your feet!

Have Diabetes? Don’t forget about your feet! Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes? It can come as a bit of a shock. What do you need to do next? It is possible you will have made or will be thinking about making a few dietary and lifestyle changes to help manage your blood glucose […]

Winter season = Chilblains

Some people love it, some people hate it! No matter which side you’re on – the Winter Season is here! As a result of the freezing weather we have seen over the last 2 weeks, one of our more common Winter foot complaints has again returned to East Gosford Podiatry.   What is it? Chilblains. […]

Thongs… Should we be wearing them?

Thongs… Should we be wearing them? Tim Tams, BBQs, Boomerang, Vegemite, Pavlova, and Thongs… some of our favourite Aussie icons. Thongs arrived on Australian shores in 1959 – since then you would be hard-pressed to find a home around Australia without a pair at the front door. We love to wear our thongs for so […]

Orthotics – Part 2

In a recent post, we have discussed the blanket statement that ‘orthotics don’t work’. We briefly looked at why people may feel this way, the importance of communication and need to set realistic and achievable goals. Today, lets have a look at different types of orthotics (foot orthoses) and why some styles, shapes and material […]


Orthotics don’t work!! I’d like a dollar for every time I’ve heard this over the past 15 years, stating that Orthotics don’t work. I’ve heard it from patients, footwear retailers, Orthopedic specialists, GPs and even other Allied Health professionals. Interestingly, when you start probing into each situation to better understand what is meant by “don’t […]

Ingrown Nails

To ‘V’ or not to ‘V’? That is the Question! – written by Andrew Martin, Co-director & Podiatrist  I cannot help but smile, every time one of my patients asks me to cut a ‘V’ in it. They come into the clinic, having hobbled around for weeks, sometimes even months, before finally deciding to see […]

Looking after our feet throughout the Golden Age

While we are young, we take our mobility for granted. We skip, run, hop, kick and tango. Our feet lead us wherever we want to go, whenever we want, at whatever breakneck speed we choose. Likewise, trips and spills are less of an event, and our muscles rarely trouble us, and joints flow like well-oiled […]

Girl Chat – High Heels and Foot Care

Looking after your foot care in this day and age is no easy feat. No matter what your focus or passions in life, we are all leading hectic lives these days. Demands come from many different angles, leaving little time for our general foot care. Whether we never have the time to look after our […]

Taking Seriously Covid-19 – Keeping you safe

Taking Seriously Covid-19 – Keeping you safe! Your safety paramount in the East Gosford Podiatry Clinic, along with facilities and homes we visit.

Finding the right Football Boots

Football boots, whatever your code should be supportive, comfortable, be able to withstand the demands in your chosen sport throughout the season

Fascinating Stats from the Ultra-Trail running event

Australia’s most challenging, stunning and prestigious 100km trail running event. The Ultra Trail running event has breathtaking trails located in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park of Australia.

Ultra-Trail Australia has captivated runners locally and internationally and It has quickly grown to become one of the most talked about endurance events in Australian history

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