Monthly Archives: April 2022

How can the Podiatrist help with Gout

Gout is a unique form of inflammatory arthritis. Unlike osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis where the joints degrade with time and attack themselves respectively, gout occurs due to an accumulation of uric acid in the body. When the uric acid reaches a high enough concentration in the bloodstream, crystals form in the joints causing severe pain […]

Injury Prevention for Netballers

Netball is the most popular sport by participation in Australia. It is a fast-paced, dynamic sport with lots of rapid starts and stops, jumping and landing. Netball has a high rate of injury, which makes sense due to the force that is applied to the feet, knees and ankles. Whilst some injuries are unavoidable in […]