podiatry Tag

Looking to get your feet tidied up? nails cut? dead skin removed? That salon fresh feeling is even now more professional than ever after a general foot treatment from one of our experienced Podiatrists at Quay Health. Give us a call today on (02) 9252 2825 for...

Achilles tendon pain can really hinder your running training. In this article we discuss what is Achilles tendonitis? What are the symptoms of Achilles tendonitis? How severe is Achilles tendonitis? What causes Achilles Tendonitis? How is Achilles tendonitis treat? And can you train through Achilles...

What is a tendinopathy? How to manage tendon pain? In this blog we answer these questions and more to keep you running and performing for your next marathon.  Tendinopathy affects approximately 30% of runners and results in pain, swelling and decreased performance. Most commonly affected are the Achilles tendon and...

By Daniel Graham, Principal Podiatrist, Quay Health Sydney Mechanism of action Even after the extensive research into shockwave therapy, the exact mechanism of action remains unclear. Currently, the proposed theories are as follows: Physical Phase; the shockwaves causes positive and negative pressure and tensile forces through to...

By Daniel Graham, Principal Podiatrist, Quay Health Sydney Shockwave Therapy was originally used to treat kidney stones almost half a century ago. Now due to the remarkable biological and therapeutic effects, it is used by registered health professionals to treat numerous soft tissue conditions. “It's a...

Jaw pain? Jaw locking, clicking or popping? You may be suffering from Temporomandibular joint or TMJ disorder. What is Temporomandibular joint disorder? What causes TMJ problems? What are the common signs and symptoms? What to do if you have TMJ disorder? How long until it resolves?...

Winter is officially here and there a few things that you can do to keep your feet healthy this winter! Footwear Remember to make sure that you are wearing the correct footwear. In the colder months we are usually wearing more enclosed footwear so making sure that...

Unlike store bought inserts, custom orthotics are developed professionally with a personalised fit. Often, patients experience quicker pain relief and recovery with a custom product for their unique concern. Additionally, materials and in-shoe fit can be determined within your preferred shoes. Activity levels and body mass are...

Orthotics technology has improved so much in the last few years.  No longer are they bit chunky applicances.  Quay Health's Podiatrist Sam Towers manufacturers his own orthotics through Candence Orthotics.  He is able to produce an orthotic only 2mm think that will flex to your...